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Study of impregnated cellulose thermal treatment process and properties of obtained active carbon

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Nina K. Luneva
Tatiana I. Ezovitova
Viacheslav V. Shevchuk
Alexander A Ratko corresponding author


Single-stage process of obtaining active carbon by thermal processing of plant raw materials (mixture of different types of wood sawdust), impregnated with the mixture of phosphoric acid, urea and nitric acid salts has been developed. Active influence of impregnates on the process of carbonization and formation of carbon residue has been formed. It is established that carbon residue obtained in the interval of heating 20°С–(500°С–700)°С, possesses high sorption activity to the vapors of organic compounds and has ion-exchange capacity. It has been showed that the value of carton residue depending on the impregnate used in the wood increases compared to the yield of non-treated initial raw materials by 3.1 times at 600°С and by 4.2 times at 700°С.

Impregnate, thermal decomposition of wood, porous sorbent, specific surface, activity by benzene , iodine

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Luneva, N. K., Ezovitova, T. I., Shevchuk, V. V., & Ratko, A. (2019). Study of impregnated cellulose thermal treatment process and properties of obtained active carbon. Chemical Reports, 1(2), 58-66.


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