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 MSCE  Vol.5 No.8 , August 2017
Use of Industrial Coal Waste Materials as Adsorbents for Textile Effluent Remediation
Abstract:
This paper presents experimental study on six carbonaceous industrial waste samples that were obtained from a local industry in Saskatchewan, Canada. Hereafter, the samples are coded as ES1, ES2, ES3, PU, RPS and SS1 and were characterized using IR and 13C solid state NMR spectroscopy, nitrogen porosimetry, TGA, metal leaching analysis using ICP and point-of-zero-charge. Adsorption studies were conducted using two types of adsorptive dye probes (p-nitrophenol, PNP; and methylene blue; MB) at pH 4.60 and pH 7.00.
Cite this paper: Mohamed, M. , Pirlot, M. , K. Danquah, M. and Wilson, L. (2017) Use of Industrial Coal Waste Materials as Adsorbents for Textile Effluent Remediation. Journal of Materials Science and Chemical Engineering, 5, 12-24. doi: 10.4236/msce.2017.58002.
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