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Purifying Water by ImbibitionConcept for purifying water uses absorbent material to remove organic substances. Entire bulk of material employed, not just surface. Proposed purification process uses inexpensive equipment and low energy. Material is methyl acrylate polymer. Material cheap and regenerated by rinsing with methanol or by allowing absorbed compounds to evaporate from it.
Document ID
19850000340
Document Type
Other - NASA Tech Brief
Authors
Lawton, E. A. (Caltech)
Date Acquired
August 12, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1986
Publication Information
Publication: NASA Tech Briefs
Volume: 9
Issue: 3
ISSN: 0145-319X
Subject Category
MATERIALS
Report/Patent Number
NPO-16419
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.