Characteristics Analysis of MCM41 Impregnated with Ethylenediamine for CO2 Adsorption

CO2 흡착을 위한 Ethylenediamine 함침 MCM41의 특성 분석

  • Lee, Chul-Kyu (Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Keimyung University) ;
  • Choi, Sung-Woo (Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Keimyung University)
  • Received : 2012.02.20
  • Accepted : 2012.05.11
  • Published : 2012.06.30


Adsorption experiment of carbon dioxide was performed on MCM41 silica with a 30 wt.% EDA(ethylenediamine) loading at different $CO_2$ inlet concentration and various adsorption temperature. The surface characteristics of $CO_2$ capturing agent were carried out using BET analysis, X-ray diffraction and FT-IR. The results of BET showed 781 $m^2/g$ for MCM41 and 464 $m^2/g$ for EDA/MCM41. X-ray diffraction results reveled typical hexagonal pore system. The higher sorption capacity of EDA/MCM41 was about 80 $mg_{CO2}/g_{sorbent}$ with 50% $CO_2$ inlet concentration and 303 K adsorption temperature. The isosteric heat of adsorption in 303-353 K ranged from -25.47 to -28.24 KJ/mole for EDA/MCM41, which indicates $CO_2$-EDA/MCM41 interaction with exothermic adsorption process. Finally, the performance of EDA/MCM41 in 10 consecutive sorption-desorption runs was a stable with only a minor drop in its sorption capacity.


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