Wool Carpet Dye Adsorption on Nanoporous Carbon Materials Derived from Agro-Product
AbstractIn this paper, wool carpet dye adsorption properties of nanoporous activated carbon materials (NCMs) prepared from bamboo agro-product is reported. Bamboo cane powder was chemically activated with phosphoric acid at different temperatures (400, 500, and 600 °C) at an impregnation ratio of 1:1. We found that the specific surface area and the total pore volume of NCM increases with temperature giving the highest surface area and pore volume ca. 2130 m2·g−1 and 2.69 cc·g−1 at 600 °C. Owing to superior surface textural properties, bamboo-derived NCM showed excellent adsorption capacity for wool carpet dyes Lanasyn orange (LO) and Lanasyn gray (LG). The adsorption phenomena could be described by Langmuir/Freundlich adsorption isotherm models. The maximum adsorption capacity was ca. 2.60 × 103 and 3.04 × 103 mg·g−1 for LO and LG, respectively. The adsorption followed pseudo second order kinetics with the second order rate constant of 1.24 × 10−3 g·mg−1·min−1 (LO) and 7.69 × 10−4 g·mg−1·min−1 (LG), respectively. This study demonstrated that the high surface area NCMs prepared from agro-product can be used as efficient and cost-effective adsorbent materials for the removal of dyes from industrial effluent. View Full-Text
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Pradhananga, R.R.; Adhikari, L.; Shrestha, R.G.; Adhikari, M.P.; Rajbhandari, R.; Ariga, K.; Shrestha, L.K. Wool Carpet Dye Adsorption on Nanoporous Carbon Materials Derived from Agro-Product. C 2017, 3, 12.
Pradhananga RR, Adhikari L, Shrestha RG, Adhikari MP, Rajbhandari R, Ariga K, Shrestha LK. Wool Carpet Dye Adsorption on Nanoporous Carbon Materials Derived from Agro-Product. C. 2017; 3(2):12.Chicago/Turabian Style
Pradhananga, Raja R.; Adhikari, Laxmi; Shrestha, Rekha G.; Adhikari, Mandira P.; Rajbhandari, Rinita; Ariga, Katsuhiko; Shrestha, Lok K. 2017. "Wool Carpet Dye Adsorption on Nanoporous Carbon Materials Derived from Agro-Product." C 3, no. 2: 12.