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Fibers 2014, 2(4), 308-317; doi:10.3390/fib2040308

Electrospun Zeolite/Cellulose Acetate Fibers for Ion Exchange of Pb2+

Department of Chemistry and the Alan G. MacDiarmid NanoTech Institute, The University of Texas at Dallas, 800 West Campbell Road, Richardson, TX 75080, USA
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Received: 28 September 2014 / Revised: 10 November 2014 / Accepted: 18 November 2014 / Published: 5 December 2014
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Cellulose Fibers)
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Abstract

The ion exchange capability of electrospun cellulose acetate (CA) fibers containing zeolite A nanoparticles is reported. Solid and porous CA fibers were used to make a zeolite-embedded filter paper, which was then used to ion exchange Na+ with Cu2+ and Pb2+. The composite Linde Type A (LTA) zeolite CA fibers exchanged 0.39 mmol/g more Pb2+ than LTA nanoparticles in the solid CA fibers. These fibers could provide a simple and effective method for heavy metal ion removal in water. View Full-Text
Keywords: ion exchange; electrospinning; heavy metal removal; lead removal ion exchange; electrospinning; heavy metal removal; lead removal
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Tran, D.N.; Marti, A.M.; Balkus, K.J., Jr. Electrospun Zeolite/Cellulose Acetate Fibers for Ion Exchange of Pb2+. Fibers 2014, 2, 308-317.

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