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This bulletin defines some of these key terms and provides a brief overview of the factors that affect the performance of RO membranes, including pressure, temperature, feedwater salt concentration, permeate recovery, and system pH.
Membrane system design is based on expected feedwater quality and recovery is fixed through initial adjustment of valves on the concentrate stream. Recovery is often fixed at the highest level that maximizes permeate flow while preventing precipitation of super-saturated salts within the membrane system.
Feed flow is the rate of feedwater introduced to the membrane element, usually measured in gallons per minute gpm. Concentrate flow is the rate of flow of non-permeated feedwater that exits the membrane element.
This concentrate contains most of the dissolved constituents originally carried into the element from the feed source. It is usually measured in gallons per minute gpm. Effect of pressure Feedwater pressure affects both the water flux and salt rejection of RO membranes.
Osmosis is the flow of water across a membrane from the dilute side toward the concentrated solution side. Reverse osmosis technology involves application of pressure to the feedwater stream to overcome the natural osmotic pressure.
Pressure in excess of the osmotic pressure is applied to the concentrated solution and the flow of water is reversed. A portion of the feedwater concentrated solution is forced through the membrane to emerge as purified product water of the dilute solution side please see Figure 1.
As shown in Figure 2water flux across the membrane increases in direct relationship to increases in feedwater pressure. Increased feedwater pressure also results in increased salt rejection but, as Figure 2 demonstrates, the relationship is less direct than for water flux. Because RO membranes are imperfect barriers to dissolved salts in feedwater, there is always some salt passage through the membrane.
As feedwater pressure is increased, this salt passage is increasingly overcome as water is pushed through the membrane at a faster rate than salt can be transported. However, there is an upper limit to the amount of salt that can be excluded via increasing feedwater pressure.
As the plateau in the salt rejection curve Figure 2 indicates, above a certain pressure level, salt rejection no longer increases and some salt flow remains coupled with water flowing through the membrane.
Effect of temperature As Figure 3 demonstrates, membrane productivity is very sensitive to changes in feedwater temperature. As water temperature increases, water flux increases almost linearly, due primarily to the higher diffusion rate of water through the membrane.
Increased feedwater temperature also results in lower salt rejection or higher salt passage. This is due to a higher diffusion rate for salt through the membrane.Amish have made news with expansion and migration to states such as Colorado, New York, and Wisconsin.
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