Skip to main content
main-content

Tipp

Weitere Artikel dieser Ausgabe durch Wischen aufrufen

01.02.2015 | Ausgabe 1-2/2015 Open Access

Adsorption 1-2/2015

Adsorption characteristics of propan-2-ol vapours on activated carbon Sorbonorit 4 in electrothermal temperature swing adsorption process

Zeitschrift:
Adsorption > Ausgabe 1-2/2015
Autor:
D. Downarowicz

Abstract

Adsorption characteristics of propan-2-ol on Sorbonorit 4 activated carbon were determined using the breakthrough curve tests in a cyclic electrothermal temperature swing adsorption process. Maximum adsorption capacity, breakthrough time, throughput ratio and length of unused bed were also evaluated. As a result of multiple regeneration, the adsorption capacity of Sorbonorit 4 increased. Electrothermally-induced changes in the internal structure of Sorbonorit 4 and in the chemical composition of its surface were assessed based on adsorption equilibrium measurements by the gravimetric method and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS). Three samples of virgin, direct resistively heated and electrothermally regenerated Sorbonorit 4 were used. The structural characteristics of activated carbon show that that fresh and direct resistive heated Sorbonorit 4 has a bimodal structure. Regenerated activated carbon contains one fraction of micropores. XPS analysis revealed that the same hydroxyl, carbonyl and carboxyl groups were found on the surface of all Sorbonorit 4 samples, albeit in different volume ratios. Regenerated Sorbonorit 4 has higher adsorption capacity than pure adsorbent while resistively heated Sorbonorit 4 displays lower adsorption efficiency.
Literatur
Über diesen Artikel

Weitere Artikel der Ausgabe 1-2/2015

Adsorption 1-2/2015 Zur Ausgabe

Premium Partner

    Marktübersichten

    Die im Laufe eines Jahres in der „adhäsion“ veröffentlichten Marktübersichten helfen Anwendern verschiedenster Branchen, sich einen gezielten Überblick über Lieferantenangebote zu verschaffen. 

    Bildnachweise