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 JEAS  Vol.6 No.4 , December 2016
Utilization of Calcined Eggshell Waste as an Adsorbent for the Removal of Phenol from Aqueous Solution
Abstract: Calcined eggshells (CES) were tested as adsorbent at a low cost for the removal of phenol from the waste water. The shells of Eggs extracts from waste were washed and then dried at a temperature of 60 and finally calcined in an oven at the atmospheric air in several temperatures 200, 400, 600, 800, 1000. The chemical composition of the obtained adsorbs was analyzed by the X-ray diffraction. The isothermal study of adsorption of the phenol was realized for the various adsorbates. It showed that the biggest efficiency of the elimination was attributed to the calcined eggshells to 1000with a percentage that reached 37%. The kinetics of adsorption were described by the first rate model. The intra particular distribution is a significant step in the adsorption process of phenol on calcined eggshells (CES). The separation factor gives a favorable adsorption of phenol on the CES.
Cite this paper: Chraibi, S. , Moussout, H. , Boukhlifi, F. , Ahlafi, H. and Alami, M. (2016) Utilization of Calcined Eggshell Waste as an Adsorbent for the Removal of Phenol from Aqueous Solution. Journal of Encapsulation and Adsorption Sciences, 6, 132-146. doi: 10.4236/jeas.2016.64010.
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