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ICCI 2017

2nd International Conference on Chemical Industry

Seperation of Olefins/Paraffins using
Polymeric membranes.
Department of Chemical Engineering, L.D COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING ,380015


Propylene/propane via cryogenic distillation is extremely energy-intensive, and membrane separation may
provide an attractive alternative. In this paper, Propylene/propane separation performance using polymeric
membranes is summarized,and an experimental Propylene/Propane polymeric upper bound based on literature
data is presented. A theoretical prediction of the Propylene/Propane upper bound is also presented, and shows
good agreement with the experimental upper bound. Further, two ways to overcome the Propylene /propane
upper bound, based on increasing the sorption or diffusion selectivity, is also discussed, and a review on
advanced membrane types such as facilitated transport membranes,zeolite and metal organic framework based
membranes, and carbon molecular sieve membranes is presented.Of these, carbon membranes have shown the
potential to surpass the polymeric Propylene/propane upper bound performance.Furthermore, a convenient,
potentially scalable method for tailoring the performance of carbon membranes for Propylene/propane separation
based on tuning the pyrolysis conditions has also been demonstrated.


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