Kinetics Study of Gas Pollutant Adsorption and Thermal Desorption on Silica Gel
AbstractSilica gel is a typical porous desiccant material. Its adsorption performance for gaseous air pollutants was investigated to determine its potential contribution to reducing such pollutants. Three gaseous air pollutants, toluene, carbon dioxide, and methane, were investigated in this paper. A thermogravimetric analyzer was used to obtain the equilibrium adsorption capacity of gases on single silica gel particles. The silica gel adsorption capacity for toluene is much higher than that for carbon dioxide and methane. To understand gas pollutant thermal desorption from silica gel, the thermogravimetric analysis of toluene desorption was conducted with 609 ppm toluene vapor at 313 K, 323 K, and 333 K. The overall regeneration rate of silica gel was strongly dependent on temperature and the enthalpy of desorption. The gas pollutant adsorption performance and thermal desorption on silica gel material may be used to estimate the operating and design parameters for gas pollutant adsorption by desiccant wheels. View Full-Text
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A, R.; Liu, M.; Pang, L.; Yang, D.; Wang, J.; Zhou, Y. Kinetics Study of Gas Pollutant Adsorption and Thermal Desorption on Silica Gel. Appl. Sci. 2017, 7, 609.
A R, Liu M, Pang L, Yang D, Wang J, Zhou Y. Kinetics Study of Gas Pollutant Adsorption and Thermal Desorption on Silica Gel. Applied Sciences. 2017; 7(6):609.Chicago/Turabian Style
A, Rong; Liu, Meng; Pang, Liping; Yang, Dongsheng; Wang, Jun; Zhou, Yue. 2017. "Kinetics Study of Gas Pollutant Adsorption and Thermal Desorption on Silica Gel." Appl. Sci. 7, no. 6: 609.