Development of microporous electrospun PIM-1 fibres

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Abstract

Microfibrous PIM-1 membranes have been produced by electrospinning process. Conditions for the fabrication (concentration of polymer, voltage, feed flow rate and distance between tip and collector) have been investigated, and smooth fibrous materials with an average diameter of 2 m have been obtained in these following conditions: [PIM1]=5%wt, voltage=20kV, flow rate=5 ml/h and distance=16 cm . These membranes presented a high hydrophobic character but a low liquid entry pressure LEP.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)116-119
JournalMaterials letters
Volume177
Publication statusPublished - 25 Apr 2016

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