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Synthesis, modification and graft polymerization of magnetic nano particles for PAH removal in contaminated water.

Torabian A, Panahi HA, Nabi Bid Hendi GR, Mehrdadi N - J Environ Health Sci Eng (2014)

Bottom Line: The modified MNPs were characterized by transmission electron microscopy, infrared spectroscopy and thermogravimetric analysis.Analysis of the adsorption-desorption process indicated that the modified MNPs had a high level of stability and good reusability.Magnetic separation in these tests was fast and this shows that the modified MNPs have great potential to be used as a new adsorbent for the two PAHs removal from contaminated water in water treatment.

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Affiliation: Department of Environmental Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran ; Department of Chemistry, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran.

ABSTRACT
Magnetic nanoparticles (MNPs) were modified with 3-Mercaptopropytrimethoxysiline (MPTMS) and grafted with allyl glycidyl ether for coupling with beta naphtol as a method to form a novel nano-adsorbent to remove two poly aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) from contaminated water. The modified MNPs were characterized by transmission electron microscopy, infrared spectroscopy and thermogravimetric analysis. Results showed that the modified MNPs enhanced the process of adsorption. Tests were done on the adsorption capacity of the two PAHs on grafted MNPs; factors applied to the tests were temperature, contact time, pH, salinity and initial concentration of PAHs. Results revealed that adsorption equilibrium was achieved in 10 min, and the maximum adsorption capacity was determined as 4.15 mg/g at pH = 7.0 and 20°C. The equilibrium adsorption data of the two PAHs by the modified MNPs were analyzed by Langmuir, Freundlich and Temkin models. Equilibrium adsorption data was determined from the Langmuir, Freundlich and Temkin constants from tests under conditions of pH = 7 and temperature 20°C. Analysis of the adsorption-desorption process indicated that the modified MNPs had a high level of stability and good reusability. Magnetic separation in these tests was fast and this shows that the modified MNPs have great potential to be used as a new adsorbent for the two PAHs removal from contaminated water in water treatment.

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Langmuir isotherm for ANT/PYR adsorption onto CGMMNPs.
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Figure 10: Langmuir isotherm for ANT/PYR adsorption onto CGMMNPs.

Mentions: Langmuir is the most widely used adsorption isotherm. Langmuir adsorption isotherms have been used to determine the capacity of a sorbent by determining the amount of PAHs adsorbed by one gram of sorbent (CGMMNPs). A plot of Ce/qe versus Ce (Figure 10) shows a liner relationship with the slope of 1/qmax. The values qmax and KL can be estimated as 4.168 mg/mg and 0.98 L/mg, from the slope and intercept respectively, these are shown in Table 1.


Synthesis, modification and graft polymerization of magnetic nano particles for PAH removal in contaminated water.

Torabian A, Panahi HA, Nabi Bid Hendi GR, Mehrdadi N - J Environ Health Sci Eng (2014)

Langmuir isotherm for ANT/PYR adsorption onto CGMMNPs.
© Copyright Policy - open-access
Related In: Results  -  Collection

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getmorefigures.php?uid=PMC4120718&req=5

Figure 10: Langmuir isotherm for ANT/PYR adsorption onto CGMMNPs.
Mentions: Langmuir is the most widely used adsorption isotherm. Langmuir adsorption isotherms have been used to determine the capacity of a sorbent by determining the amount of PAHs adsorbed by one gram of sorbent (CGMMNPs). A plot of Ce/qe versus Ce (Figure 10) shows a liner relationship with the slope of 1/qmax. The values qmax and KL can be estimated as 4.168 mg/mg and 0.98 L/mg, from the slope and intercept respectively, these are shown in Table 1.

Bottom Line: The modified MNPs were characterized by transmission electron microscopy, infrared spectroscopy and thermogravimetric analysis.Analysis of the adsorption-desorption process indicated that the modified MNPs had a high level of stability and good reusability.Magnetic separation in these tests was fast and this shows that the modified MNPs have great potential to be used as a new adsorbent for the two PAHs removal from contaminated water in water treatment.

View Article: PubMed Central - HTML - PubMed

Affiliation: Department of Environmental Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran ; Department of Chemistry, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran.

ABSTRACT
Magnetic nanoparticles (MNPs) were modified with 3-Mercaptopropytrimethoxysiline (MPTMS) and grafted with allyl glycidyl ether for coupling with beta naphtol as a method to form a novel nano-adsorbent to remove two poly aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) from contaminated water. The modified MNPs were characterized by transmission electron microscopy, infrared spectroscopy and thermogravimetric analysis. Results showed that the modified MNPs enhanced the process of adsorption. Tests were done on the adsorption capacity of the two PAHs on grafted MNPs; factors applied to the tests were temperature, contact time, pH, salinity and initial concentration of PAHs. Results revealed that adsorption equilibrium was achieved in 10 min, and the maximum adsorption capacity was determined as 4.15 mg/g at pH = 7.0 and 20°C. The equilibrium adsorption data of the two PAHs by the modified MNPs were analyzed by Langmuir, Freundlich and Temkin models. Equilibrium adsorption data was determined from the Langmuir, Freundlich and Temkin constants from tests under conditions of pH = 7 and temperature 20°C. Analysis of the adsorption-desorption process indicated that the modified MNPs had a high level of stability and good reusability. Magnetic separation in these tests was fast and this shows that the modified MNPs have great potential to be used as a new adsorbent for the two PAHs removal from contaminated water in water treatment.

No MeSH data available.


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