|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||210/3218 ; 210/32189 ; 210/50023|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 57 인용 특허 : 0|
The present invention is a bore-fed hollow fiber membrane device which possesses improved shellside countercurrent flow distribution. More specifically, the hollow fiber membrane bundle has a radial Peclt number of about 30 or lower which results in improved fluid recovery and productivity.
A hollow fiber membrane device comprising means for providing countercurrent flow distribution on the shellside of said device relative to the feed fluid mixture within the bores of the hollow fiber membranes of said device, including: A. at least two bundles, each bundle comprising a plurality of hollow fiber membranes capable of separating at least one fluid from a feed fluid mixture, each bundle having a first end and a second end and a radial Peclt number of less than about 30, each bundle being contained within a separate and distinct enclosure subs...