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Table 4 Dehydration pervaporation of alcohol/water mixtures (85 wt% alcohol) at a temperature of 60°C using blend membranes of polyimides with 20 wt% hydrolysed PIM-1 (cPIM-1)

From: The potential of polymers of intrinsic microporosity (PIMs) and PIM/graphene composites for pervaporation membranes

Alcohol Blended polymer β Normalised flux (kg μm m-2 h-1) Ref.
Ethanol Matrimid 340 4.92 [195]
Ethanol Torlon 157 0.85 [195]
Ethanol P84 199 1.9 [195]
2-Propanol Matrimid 780 2.0 [195]
2-Propanol Torlon 719 1.2 [195]
2-Propanol P84 72 2.1 [195]
1-Butanol Matrimid >5000 2.4 [195]
1-Butanol Torlon >5000 1.0 [195]
1.Butanol P84 >5000 2.0 [195]