(672h) a New Experimental Technique for the Study of Gas Permeation of Binary Mixture
In this study, we proposed and validated a new experimental technique for effective study of such processes. Binary gas permeation (Helium and CO2) were measured on a Carbon Molecular Sieve Membrane (CMSM) derived from Kapton polyimide at 700. The transient permeation time lag and steady state permeation fluxes were measured for the binary mixture as well as for each pure gas component.
It was found that the proposed method, which can readily condense the CO2 component into solid phase via a physical/nondestructive method, offers the good advantages over the traditional methods, by revealing the âtrueâ permeation behavior of each componentÂ in the binary mixture. The method can provide us with deep insight into the gas permeation processes together with the Maxwell-Stefan theory. The figure below shows the permeation data of one set of He-CO2 mixture.
Figure 1. The pressure of binary permeated side against time by using a new method.
Key words: Time lag; adsorption; diffusion; permeation; gas mixture
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