Plate and Frame Membrane Air Strippingby Stephen T. Boswell, Boswell Engineering, South Hackensack, United States,
David A. Vaccari, Boswell Engineering, South Hackensack, United States,
Abstract: This paper examines utilization of a plate and frame membrane air stripping system for the removal of volatile organic chemicals (VOCs) and radon from a water supply. Previous work explored hollow fiber membranes and noted limitations imposed by the configuration. Multiple regression/correlation techniques (both linear and non-linear) are used to model mass transfer coefficients and fluid resistances. The work indicates that plate and frame membrane air stripping may prove a viable alternative to packed tower aeration and carbon adsorption for the removal of VOCs and radon.
Subject Headings: Stripping (chemical) | Membranes | Plates | Frames | Radon | Regression analysis | Volatile organic compounds
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