Adsorption of the Siloxane Contained in Landfill Gas using Clay Mineral

점토광물을 이용한 매립지 가스중 실록산 흡착에 관한 연구

  • Kim, Jong Kuk (Department of Chemical and Bio Engineering, Konyang University) ;
  • Choi, Ho Seok (Department of Chemical Engineering, Chungnam National University) ;
  • Yoo, In Sang (Department of Chemical and Bio Engineering, Kyungwon University)
  • 김종국 (건양대학교 화공생명학과) ;
  • 최호석 (충남대학교 화학공학과) ;
  • 유인상 (경원대학교 화학생명공학과)
  • Received : 2006.05.01
  • Accepted : 2006.07.31
  • Published : 2006.10.10

Abstract

Siloxanes are widely used in industrial processes and consumer products. When landfill gas is used as fuel for gas engines, volatile siloxane in landfill gas causes serious damage to gas engines and pretreatment facilities. In this study, the applicability of various clay minerals was evaluated as the alternative adsorbents of activated carbon. SEM and BET analyses of illite, vermiculite, and activated carbon were performed for comparing those physical properties. Siloxane adsorption capacities of illite and vermiculite were estimated very high to 1.7 g/g illite, 3.8 g/g vermiculite respectively through the adsorption experiments of D5 siloxane.

Keywords

landfill gas;siloxane;adsorption;clay mineral

Acknowledgement

Supported by : 산업자원부

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