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Table 1 Summary of membrane characteristics of present study

From: Characterization and Evaluation of Reverse Osmosis Membranes Modified with Ag2O Nanoparticles to Improve Performance

MPD TMC Additives Conc. % Salt rejection % Flux (L/m2 h)
Constant at 2 % Constant at 0.1 % Ag2O 0.001 99 ± 0.1 30.43 ± 2.1
0.003 99 ± 0.1 40.43 ± 3.0
0.005 98 ± 0.3 29.57 ± 1.9
0.007 99 ± 0.1 26.64 ± 2.2
0.009 98 ± 0.2 30.14 ± 2.1
0.02 99 ± 0.1 30.83 ± 2.9
0.04 94 ± 0.7 24.33 ± 1.7
0.06 98 ± 0.2 21.50 ± 2.2
0.08 97 ± 0.9 15.43 ± 2.9
0.10 99 ± 0.1 18.90 ± 2.1
  1. n-Hexane (99 %), pressure (225 psi), and rate (1 gpm). The experimental data were reported as the average value of at least three repeated measurements in tests, error bars based on measurements of three coupons