anisotropic membrane

anisotropic membrane

[¦a‚nī·sə¦träp·ik ′mem‚brān]
(chemical engineering)
An ultrafiltration membrane which has a thin skin at the separating surface and is supported by a spongy sublayer of membrane material.
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In anisotropic membranes the transport rate of a species is inversely proportional to membrane thickness.