University of Connecticut University of UC Title Fallback Connecticut

Facilities & Instrumentation

Our laboratory is outfitted with cutting edge membrane fabrication and testing equipment.

Membrane Testing Equipment

4 customized membrane contactor systems with exchangeable test cells (used for FO and MD)

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1 customized membrane contactor system designed for slurries

1 customized membrane contactor system designed for use with solvents

1 customized membrane contactor system with optional hydraulic pressure (used for PRO and PAFO)

3 dead end filtration cells

2 Reverse osmosis systems

Access to 2 additional RO and FO contactor systems that are used in the undergraduate laboratory

Reverse osmosis element testing rig

Forward osmosis element testing rig

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Membrane distillation element testing rig

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Membrane Fabrication

3 electrospinning systems

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3-inch tube furnace with attached gases and steam options

Hand casting of integrated asymmetric and TFC membranes

Hollow fiber spinning system

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Supporting Equipment

Formlabs 3D Printer

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MiliQ Water System

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Access to Research Center and Facilities

Institute of Materials Science

Center for Environmental Sciences and Engineering