Preparation of a new adsorbent from a biomass

N. Guettaf, O. Kaddour, N. Khettab, A. Gherbi, F. Bouarar


Abstract: The objective of  this study is to prepare an adsorbent from animal bones using pyrolysis methods by chemical activation with phosphoric acid,  , The study was started by optimizing the factors influencing the process as a function of mass yield and the specific surface area of the prepared adsorbent. the results of the processes show that the specificsurface area of the prepared adsorbent reaches a value of 171.948 m2 / g, for a maximum mass yield of 60% to 57% with an acid surface of pH = 4.8. This adsorbent is capable of removing medium-sized aromatic organic molecules, heavy metals,……

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