Patent Number: 6,165,553

Title: Method of fabricating ceramic membranes

Abstract: A method of fabricating a dense membrane by providing a colloidal suspension of a ceramic powder, and providing a polymeric precursor. The precursor is mixed together with the colloidal suspension, and the mixture is applied to a membrane support to form a composite structure. The composite structure is heated to form a dense membrane on the support.

Inventors: Chen; Chieh-Cheng (Getzville, NY), Prasad; Ravi (East Amherst, NY)

Assignee: Praxair Technology, Inc.

International Classification: C01B 13/02 (20060101); B01D 53/22 (20060101); B01D 71/00 (20060101); B01D 71/02 (20060101); B05D 003/02 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2013