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0974-4150 (Online)
0974-4169 (Print)


Author(s): Amira Ouakkaf, Fatiha Chelgham, Rekia Cherbi, Mounira Chelgham, Mustapha Houhoune, Zoubir Ben Abdallah

Email(s): fchelgham@gmail.com

DOI: 10.52711/0974-4150.2021.00075   

Address: Amira Ouakkaf1, Fatiha Chelgham2*, Rekia Cherbi2, Mounira Chelgham3, Mustapha Houhoune1, Zoubir Ben Abdallah1
1Department of Matter Sciences, University Mohamed Khider 07000 Biskra, Algeria.
2Laboratoire de Valorisation et Promotion des Ressources Sahariennes, Université Kasdi Merbah, Ouargla - 30000, Algeria.
3Développement des énergies nouvelles et renouvelables dans les zones arides et sahariennes, Lenreza, P.O. Box 511, Ouargla 30 000, Algeria.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 14,      Issue - 6,     Year - 2021


ABSTRACT:
Agricultural wastes can be considered as suitable raw materials for activated carbon production, as activated carbon is considered as an economical adsorption material. Seeds from biomass of Ziziphus mauritiana Lam, grown in Algerian have been valorized for activated carbon production by the phosphoric acid, activation method with pyrolysis temperatures of 400, 500 and 600 °C. The effect of changes in pyrolysis temperatures on the yield and quality of the prepared activated carbon was studied. The obtained activated carbons were characterized by FT-IR and MB adsorption, a good yield of 38,625 %, a high BET surface area of 915,58 m2/g. The removal rate of methylene blue was strongly influenced by contact time, adsorbent mass and pH. An excellent removal % of methylene blue (MB) was obtained at the preferred temperature of 500 °C (AC 500).


Cite this article:
Amira Ouakkaf, Fatiha Chelgham, Rekia Cherbi, Mounira Chelgham, Mustapha Houhoune, Zoubir Ben Abdallah. Activated Carbons derived by Phosphoric acid Activation of Agricultural waste and their Adsorption of Methylene Blue. Asian Journal of Research in Chemistry. 2021; 14(6):435-0. doi: 10.52711/0974-4150.2021.00075

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Amira Ouakkaf, Fatiha Chelgham, Rekia Cherbi, Mounira Chelgham, Mustapha Houhoune, Zoubir Ben Abdallah. Activated Carbons derived by Phosphoric acid Activation of Agricultural waste and their Adsorption of Methylene Blue. Asian Journal of Research in Chemistry. 2021; 14(6):435-0. doi: 10.52711/0974-4150.2021.00075   Available on: https://ajrconline.org/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2021-14-6-8


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