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Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology

, Volume 89, Issue 1, pp 2–11 | Cite as

Bacterial cellulose–SiO2@TiO2 organic–inorganic hybrid membranes with self-cleaning properties

  • A. S. Monteiro
  • R. R. Domeneguetti
  • M. Wong Chi Man
  • H. S. Barud
  • E. Teixeira-Neto
  • S. J. L. RibeiroEmail author
Brief Communication: Functional coatings, thin films, and membranes (including deposition techniques)
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Abstract

This work reports the preparation of bacterial cellulose (BC) membranes with self-cleaning properties. SiO2@TiO2 (anatase) spherical nanocomposites (around 50 nm in diameter) were prepared by sol–gel process and were successfully immobilized into the BC membrane, in wet and dry states, by post-grafting method, following two different methodologies: dip-coating and spin-coating. Characterization techniques included Raman scattering, energy-dispersive X-ray spectroscopies (EDS), thermogravimetric analyses (TGA), and scanning electron microscopy (SEM). The photocatalytic activity was higher in the BC membrane in the wet state, presenting a good self-cleaning performance (fast methyl violet 2B dye decomposition in 30 min). The functional BC membranes with self-cleaning properties also presented high resistance to washing, high chemical stability, and the original features (color and texture) were maintained.

Highlights

  • Development of novel functional bacterial cellulose membranes with self-cleaning properties.

  • Decomposition of methyl violet 2B dye in solution through a photocatalytic process.

  • High resistance to washing (self-cleaning performance).

  • Original features of the membranes (color and texture) maintained.

  • Significant reduction of cleaning actions, allowing a reduction in costs and greater durability of the bacterial cellulose membrane.

  • Environmentally friendly cellulose membrane.

Keywords

Functional bacterial cellulose membrane SiO2@TiO2 (anatase) nanocomposites Photocatalytic activity Self-cleaning properties Dip-coating Spin-coating 

Notes

Acknowledgements

This work has been financially supported by Fundação de Amparo à pesquisa do estado de São Paulo (FAPESP), through project 2015/12908-2. ASM is thankful to FAPESP for a grant. The authors thank André Tobello Foundation for effering the strain Gluconacetobacter xylinum (ATCC23760) LNNano-CNPEM (Campinas, Brazil) for the use of the JEOL-JEM 2100 F STEM microscope and Dr. Sajjad Ullah for help in XRFA measurements.

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Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. S. Monteiro
    • 1
  • R. R. Domeneguetti
    • 1
  • M. Wong Chi Man
    • 2
  • H. S. Barud
    • 3
  • E. Teixeira-Neto
    • 4
  • S. J. L. Ribeiro
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Institute of Chemistry, São Paulo State UniversityUNESPAraraquaraBrazil
  2. 2.Institut Charles Gerhardt MontpellierUMR5253 CNRS-ENSCM-UMMontpellierFrance
  3. 3.University of Araraquara – UNIARAAraraquaraBrazil
  4. 4.Brazilian Nanotechnology National Laboratory (LNNano)Brazilian Center for Research in Energy and Materials (CNPEM)CampinasBrazil

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