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Development of Metal Loaded Activated Carbon Fiber for Eliminating Targeted VOCs Originated from Solvent

특정용제 Target 형 활성금속첨착 활성탄소섬유의 개발

  • Received : 2012.11.28
  • Accepted : 2013.01.10
  • Published : 2013.01.30

Abstract

To acquire enhanced adsorption capacity for especially targeted VOCs, activated carbon fiber of which surface area was $1,100m^2/g$ was selected and active metals were loaded. After screening study, Cr and Cu were selected as a base metal for improving adsorption capacity of activated carbon fiber. For acquiring better performance, metal loading, loading temperature, loading hours and kinds of loaded metals were changed as preparing variables. Properties measurement and adsorption capacity evaluation were performed. We found that the best conditions for metal loading were 5 hours loading at $100^{\circ}C$ and the adsorption capacity was enhanced almost double. Also we confirmed that more than 0.5 seconds contact time is needed for best adsorbate diffusion and adsorption over activated carbon fiber.

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