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Synthesis, Characterization and Adsorption Properties of Low-cost Porous Calcined Dolomite Microspheres for Removal of Dyes

  • Shu Yan (闫姝)
  • Qinggang Wang
  • Jingjing Liu
  • Wenlong Huo
  • Jinlong Yang (杨金龙)Email author
  • Yong Huang
Advanced Materials
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Abstract

Low-cost porous calcined dolomite microspheres were prepared by simple spray drying and subsequent calcination. Effects of calcination temperature on phase evolution and adsorption properties of MB were investigated systematically. Results showed that microspheres treated at 400 °C kept mainly calcium carbonate (CaMg (CO3)) phase with some small pores, showing better removal efficiency for MB. With the dosage of 20 g/L under the starting concentration of 100 mg/L, the removal efficiency of the microspheres reached 95.6%. The adsorption kinetics data followed the pseudo-second-order kinetic model, and the isotherm data fit the Langmuir isotherm model. The low-cost microsphere could be applied as a promising absorbent for dyes in wastewater filtration and adsorption treatment.

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dolomite adsorption microspheres equilibrium 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shu Yan (闫姝)
    • 1
  • Qinggang Wang
    • 2
  • Jingjing Liu
    • 1
  • Wenlong Huo
    • 1
  • Jinlong Yang (杨金龙)
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Yong Huang
    • 1
  1. 1.State Key Laboratory of New Ceramics and Fine Processing, School of Materials Science and EngineeringTsinghua UniversityBeijingChina
  2. 2.School of Civil EngineeringHebei University of EngineeringHandanChina

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