Counter-current membrane module for liquid separation

Johan G.A. Bitter (Inventor), Harry Futselaar (Inventor), Imre G. Racz (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


A counter-current flow membrane module for liquid separations consisting of a body comprising hollow fiber membranes wherein the hollow fiber membranes are arranged transversely of the longitudinal axis of the module and the channels in the hollow fibers are connected to spaces present around the body which is furthermore surrounded by a shell. The module comprises two or more transverse current flow (cross-flow) segments formed by seals between the body and the shell, wherein at least one fiber layer or fiber fabric is applied per segment.
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberUS5143613A
Priority date3/07/90
Filing date3/07/90
Publication statusIn preparation - 1 Jul 1991


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