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Title: Characterization and application of activated carbon prepared from waste coir pith
Authors: Ash, B
Satapathy, D
Mukherjee, P S
Nanda, B
Gumaste, J L
Mishra, B K
Keywords: Adsorption
Coconut pith
Metal ion
Particle size
Issue Date: Dec-2006
Publisher: CSIR
IPC CodeB01D17/05
Abstract: Activated carbon (AC) has been prepared from raw coconut pith and coconut pith impregnated with H3PO4 and NaOH solutions separately. AC was characterized with SEM, particle size analyzer and proximate analyzer. Adsorption studies were carried out using UV and atomic absorption spectrophotometer to find its effectiveness. AC obtained from coconut pith treated with phosphoric acid was found comparable to the commercial grade samples.
Page(s): 1008-1012
ISSN: 0975-1084 (Online); 0022-4456 (Print)
Source:JSIR Vol.65(12) [December 2006]

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