Grafted poly(arylsulfone) and a method for grafting a poly(arylsulfone)

M.C.R. Franssen (Inventor), R. Boom (Inventor), N. Nady (Inventor), C.G.P.H. Schroën (Inventor), H. Zuilhof (Inventor)

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Abstract

The invention relates to a poly(arylsulfone), the poly(arylsulfone) having an aryl group grafted with a covalently attached substituent of the Formula (I): The invention also relates to a process for grafting a poly (arylsulfone), in the presence of an enzyme, for the preparation of said grafted poly (arylsulfone). The poly (arylsulfone) according to the invention shows beneficial properties for application in a membrane. The invention therefore further relates to a membrane comprising a poly (arylsulfone) according to the invention, and to the use of a poly (arylsulfone) according to the invention in a separation process. In addition, the invention relates to a polymer blend and a copolymer comprising a grafted poly (arylsulfone) according to the invention, and to a membrane comprising such polymer blend or copolymer.
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberWO2012008837
Priority date16/07/10
Publication statusPublished - 19 Jan 2012

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