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The Application of Functionalized Pillared Porous Phosphate Heterostructures for the Removal of Textile Dyes from Wastewater

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Departamento de Química Inorgánica, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Málaga, Campus de Teatinos s/n, 29071 Málaga, Spain
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Instituto de Ciências da Terra, Porto, DGAOT, Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade do Porto, Rua do Campo Alegre 687, 4169-007 Porto, Portugal
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Materials 2017, 10(10), 1111; https://doi.org/10.3390/ma10101111
Received: 26 July 2017 / Revised: 12 September 2017 / Accepted: 13 September 2017 / Published: 21 September 2017
A synthesized functionalized pillared porous phosphate heterostructure (PPH), surface functionalized phenyl group, has been used to remove the dye Acid Blue 113 from wastewater. X-ray photoemission spectroscopy XPS and X-ray diffraction (XRD) were used to study its structure. The specific surface area of this was 498 m2/g. The adsorption capacities of PPH and phenyl surface functionalized (Φ-PPH) were 0.0400 and 0.0967 mmol/g, respectively, with a dye concentration of 10−5 M when well fitted with SIPS and Langmuir isotherms respectively (pH 6.5, 25 °C). The incorporation of the dye to the adsorbent material was monitored by the S content of the dye. It is suggested as an alternative for Acid Blue 113 remediation. View Full-Text
Keywords: dye remediation; adsorption; azo dye; wastewater; pillared porous phosphate heterostructures; isotherm dye remediation; adsorption; azo dye; wastewater; pillared porous phosphate heterostructures; isotherm
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Jiménez-Jiménez, J.; Algarra, M.; Guimarães, V.; Bobos, I.; Rodríguez-Castellón, E. The Application of Functionalized Pillared Porous Phosphate Heterostructures for the Removal of Textile Dyes from Wastewater. Materials 2017, 10, 1111.

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