Textural and surface characterization of cork-based sorbents for the removal of oil from water

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Ariana M. A. Pintor; Ana M. Silvestre Albero; Catarina I. A. Ferreira; Joana P. C. Pereira; Vítor J. P. Vilar; Cidalia M. S. Botelho; Francisco Rodríguez Reinoso; Rui A. R. Boaventura;
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1021/ie402038n
  • Subject: Tecnologia ambiental, Engenharia do ambiente | Environmental technology, Environmental engineering | :Engenharia do ambiente [Ciências da engenharia e tecnologias] | :Environmental engineering [Engineering and technology]

This study evaluates the possibility of adding value to cork granulates, byproducts of cork processing, by using them as biosorbents and precursors of activated carbons. Activation was carried out by impregnation with phosphoric acid followed by pyrolysis under N2 flow.... View more
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