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  • Chem Sci Trans., 2015, 4(4),  pp 1107-1115  

    DOI:10.7598/cst2015.1130

    Research Article

    Surface Chemical and Textural Modifications of Activated Carbon Prepared from Waste Wood Shavings by Wet Oxidations

  • A. PAULRAJ* and A. TONY ELIZABETH
  • Post Graduate and Research Department of Chemistry, St. Joseph?s College (Autonomous) Tiruchirappalli-620 002, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Abstract

    An activated carbon was prepared from waste wood shavings by simple carbonization in a muffle furnace. Wet oxidations of the carbon were carried out with nitric acid, hydrogen peroxide and potassium persulphate. The physicochemical, chemical, FT-IR, N2 adsorption, SEM, TG, DTG and XRD characterizations were done. Though the carbon produced from simple pyrolysis possessed some acidic and basic groups with porous texture, modifications with the chosen reagents improved the surface heterogeneity and porous characteristics. These surface chemical and textural characteristics were presented in this paper.

    Keywords

    Activated carbon, Wet oxidation, Surface groups, Surface area

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