Adsorption Characteristics of Activated Carbons According to Impregnation Concentrations and Inlet CO2 Gas Concentrations

함침농도와 CO2 가스 유입농도에 따른 활성탄의 흡착특성

  • Lee, Dong-Hwan (Department of Chemistry, Dongeui University) ;
  • Kam, Sang-Kyu (Department of Environmental Engineering, Jeju National University) ;
  • Lee, Song-Woo (Department of Chemical Engineering, Pukyong National University) ;
  • Lee, Min-Gyu (Department of Chemical Engineering, Pukyong National University)
  • Received : 2010.10.11
  • Accepted : 2010.11.03
  • Published : 2010.12.31


The adsorption characteristics of $CO_2$ gas on impregnated activated carbons with MEA (Mono-ethanolamine) and AMP (2-Amino 2-methyl 1-propanol) were studied to improve the adsorption ability of $CO_2$ gas on activated carbon. The equilibrium adsorption capacity of $CO_2$ gas was increased by increment of impregnation concentration up to 40 %, but decreased above 50 %. The adsorption capacity of activated carbon impregnated with AMP was higher than activated carbon impregnated with MEA. The breakthrough was fast according to increment of inlet concentration of $CO_2$ gas.


Adsorption;Impregnation;Activated carbon;$CO_2$ gas;AMP;MEA


Supported by : 동의대학교


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