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Novel strategies synthesis to reuse Tanner industry by-products to obtain high-value functional porous materials

Grant number: 17/15482-1
Support Opportunities:Regular Research Grants
Duration: March 01, 2018 - February 29, 2020
Field of knowledge:Engineering - Chemical Engineering - Chemical Technology
Principal Investigator:Emerson Henrique de Faria
Grantee:Emerson Henrique de Faria
Host Institution: Pró-Reitoria Adjunta de Pesquisa e Pós-Graduação. Universidade de Franca (UNIFRAN). Franca , SP, Brazil


The tanning industry generates a significant amount of by-products (such as: organic substances such as greases, waxes, dyes, fur residues and inorganic substances such as chromium chloride, hydroxide or chromium-containing aluminum oxide-hydroxide) and many others. The handling and destination of the waste is of great concern, since this type of activity is considered highly polluting. Among its general uses, clays stand out as catalysts, adsorbents and supports for the controlled release of fertilizers; In this sense the recovery of waste from the tanning industry to obtain adsorbents, catalysts and photocatalysts for the removal of various aquatic pollutants presents promising characteristics in terms of cost reduction for waste disposal and environmental protection. In this way, the project highlights an environmentally correct alternative to obtain functional porous materials, being the use of inorganic by-products from the tanning industry containing aluminum and chromium to obtain synthetic clays, or their use as active sites to obtain functional porous materials using for this pruporse the natural clays. In this sense, effects such as reaction time, reagent concentration and presence of surfactants and alkoxides to obtain ordered porous materials will be evaluated. It should also be noted that the hydrothermal synthesis accomplished by microwave radiation could help to obtain organized materials in a shorter reaction time than the conventional hydrothermal routes used for the synthesis of porous materials and clays. All the synthesized materials will be characterized by X-ray scattering at low angle (SAXS), X-ray diffraction (XRD), infrared absorption spectroscopy (DRIRFT), Raman spectroscopy, thermal analysis (TG / DTG, DSC and DTA ), surface area analysis, elementary analyzes of C, N e H, Si, Al, Fe, Mg, Mn, Cr e Ti e Zn, and scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and / or transmission (MET). (AU)

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PINOS, JESSICA YASMIN DE MORAIS; DE MELO, LETICIA BARBOSA; DE SOUZA, SUELEN DELFINO; MARCAL, LIZIANE; DE FARIA, EMERSON HENRIQUE. Bentonite functionalized with amine groups by the sol-gel route as efficient adsorbent of rhodamine-B and nickel (II). APPLIED CLAY SCIENCE, v. 223, p. 12-pg., . (17/15482-1, 12/11673-3, 16/01501-1, 11/03335-8, 13/19523-3, 05/00720-7)
PERARO, GUSTAVO R.; DONZELLI, EDUARDO H.; OLIVEIRA, POLLYANNA F.; TAVARES, DENISE CRISPIM; MARTINS, CARLOS H. GOMES; MOLINA, EDUARDO F.; DE FARIA, EMERSON H.. Aminofunctionalized LAPONITE (R) as a versatile hybrid material for chlorhexidine digluconate incorporation: Cytotoxicity and antimicrobial activities. APPLIED CLAY SCIENCE, v. 195, . (13/19523-3, 13/20455-2, 17/15482-1)
DE ARAUJO, D. T.; DE PADUA, G. S.; PEIXOTO, V. G.; CIUFFI, K. J.; NASSAR, E. J.; VICENTE, M. A.; TRUJILLANO, R.; RIVES, V; PEREZ-BERNAL, M. E.; DE FARIA, E. H.. Luminescent properties of biohybrid (kaolinite-proline) materials synthesized by a new boric acid catalyzed route and complexed to Eu3+. APPLIED CLAY SCIENCE, v. 192, . (16/50322-2, 18/26569-3, 13/19523-3, 05/00720-7, 12/11673-3, 17/15482-1, 16/01501-1, 11/03335-8)
CINTRA, THAIS E.; SALTARELLI, MICHELLE; SALMAZO, ROSANGELA M. DE F.; DA SILVA, TIAGO HONORATO; NASSAR, EDUARDO J.; TRUJILLANO, RAQUEL; RIVES, VICENTE; VICENTE, MIGUEL A.; DE FARIA, EMERSON H.; CIUFFI, KATIA J.. Catalytic activity of porphyrin-catalyts immobilized on kaolinite. APPLIED CLAY SCIENCE, v. 168, p. 469-477, . (16/01501-1, 16/50322-2, 17/15482-1)
DA SILVA, TIAGO H.; RIBEIRO, ANDERSON O.; NASSAR, EDUARDO J.; TRUJILLANO, RAQUEL; RIVES, VICENTE; VICENTE, MIGUEL A.; DE FARIA, EMERSON H.; CIUFFI, KATIA J.. Kaolinite/TiO2/cobalt(II) Tetracarboxymetallophthalocyanine Nanocomposites as Heterogeneous Photocatalysts for Decomposition of Organic Pollutants Trimethoprim, Caffeine and Prometryn. Journal of the Brazilian Chemical Society, v. 30, n. 12, SI, p. 2610-2623, . (16/50322-2, 16/01501-1, 17/15482-1)
BARBOSA, LORRANA VIETRO; CASTRO, MONA STEFANY DE SOUZA; CIUFFI, KATIA JORGE; NASSAR, EDUARDO J.; MARCAL, LIZIANE; PEREIRA, LORENA RODRIGUES; SANTOS, MARIO FERREIRA CONCEICAO; AMBROSIO, SERGIO RICARDO; GOMES, PIETRA STEFANY DA SILVA; NOGUEIRA, FLAVIA APARECIDA RESENDE; et al. Kaolinite-titanium nanocomposite applied to the photodegradation of the genotoxic compound cisplatin and the terephthalic acid hydroxylation reaction. COLLOIDS AND SURFACES A-PHYSICOCHEMICAL AND ENGINEERING ASPECTS, v. 676, p. 12-pg., . (17/15482-1, 18/05080-6, 18/25010-2, 11/09823-4, 17/16278-9, 11/09823-4, 19/26439-5, 20/06712-6, 16/01501-1)
DE LIMA, OMAR JOSE; DE ARAUJO, DENIS TALARICO; MARCAL, LIZIANE; MILLER CROTTI, ANTONIO EDUARDO; MACHADO, GUILHERME SIPPEL; NAKAGAKI, SHIRLEY; DE FARIA, EMERSON HENRIQUE; CIUFFI, KATIA JORGE. Photodegradation of Fipronil by Zn-AlPO4 Materials Synthesized by Non-Hydrolytic Sol-Gel Method. CHEMENGINEERING, v. 6, n. 4, p. 22-pg., . (20/06712-6, 12/11673-3, 17/15482-1, 05/00720-7, 13/19523-3, 11/03335-8, 16/01501-1)
BALDAN, JR., HUGO; DA SILVA, EVANE; SALTARELLI, MICHELLE; CRISPIM, DENISE; NASSAR, EDUARDO J.; TRUJILLANO, RAQUEL; RIVES, VICENTE; VICENTE, MIGUEL A.; GIL, ANTONIO; KORILI, SOPHIA A.; et al. Inorganic-organic hybrids based on sepiolite as efficient adsorbents of caffeine and glyphosate pollutants. APPLIED SURFACE SCIENCE ADVANCES, v. 1, n. SI, . (16/01501-1, 05/00720-7, 12/11673-3, 13/19523-3, 11/03335-8, 18/26569-3, 17/15482-1)
CLEMENTINO, F. C.; PEIXOTO, V. G.; DE ARAUJO, D. T.; CIUFFI, K. J.; NASSAR, E. J.; VICENTE, M. A.; RIVES, V.; DE FARIA, E. H.. Detection of Cr(III), prometryn, and ibuprofen by hybrid Eu(III)- dipicolinate kaolinite luminescent sensor. APPLIED CLAY SCIENCE, v. 227, p. 14-pg., . (17/15482-1, 17/01719-0, 18/26569-3, 12/11673-3, 16/01501-1, 11/03335-8, 13/19523-3)
SOTILES, ANNE RAQUEL; BARBOSA, LORRANA VIETRO; VEDOVATO, YAN PITA; WYPYCH, FERNANDO; FARIA, EMERSON HENRIQUE DE. Effect of Zn2Cr layered double hydroxide on photocatalytic hydroxylation of terephthalic acid and photodegradation of sodium diclofenac. CATALYSIS TODAY, v. 423, p. 11-pg., . (17/15482-1, 11/09823-4)
FERREIRA, BRENO F.; DO PRADO, MARCUS V.; MARCAL, LIZIANE; CIUFFI, KATIA J.; VICENTE, MIGUEL A.; GIL, ANTONIO; DE FARIA, EMERSON H.. Manganese-sulfonato porphyrin adsorbed on amino kaolinite as heterogeneous catalyst for oxidation and polymerization reactions. APPLIED CLAY SCIENCE, v. 235, p. 10-pg., . (17/15482-1, 13/19523-3, 11/03335-8, 05/00720-7, 20/06712-6, 12/11673-3, 16/01501-1)
MORA, LUCAS D.; BONFIM, LARISSA F.; BARBOSA, LORRANA V.; DA SILVA, TIAGO H.; NASSAR, EDUARDO J.; CIUFFI, KATIA J.; GONZALEZ, BEATRIZ; VICENTE, MIGUEL A.; TRUJILLANO, RAQUEL; RIVES, VICENTE; et al. White and Red Brazilian Sao Simao's Kaolinite-TiO2 Nanocomposites as Catalysts for Toluene Photodegradation from Aqueous Solutions. MATERIALS, v. 12, n. 23, . (12/11673-3, 13/19523-3, 17/15482-1)
RICCI, GUSTAVO PIMENTA; GARCIA, LARISSA OLIVEIRA; NASSAR, EDUARDO JOSE; NAKAGAKI, SHIRLEY; STIVAL, JOAO FELIPE; DA ROCHA, ZENIS NOVAES; VICENTE, MIGUEL ANGEL; TRUJILLANO, RAQUEL; JIMENEZ, ALEJANDRO; RIVES, VICENTE; et al. Non-hydrolytic sol-gel synthesis of mesoporous iron-aluminum oxide and their properties in the oxidation of hydrocarbons by hydrogen peroxide. Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, v. 325, . (13/19523-3, 05/00720-7, 17/15482-1, 12/11673-3, 16/01501-1, 11/03335-8, 16/50322-2)
DE ARAUJO, DENIS T.; CIUFFI, KATIA J.; NASSAR, EDUARDO J.; VICENTE, MIGUEL A.; TRUJILLANO, RAQUEL; RIVES, VICENTE; BERNAL, ELENA P.; DE FARIA, EMERSON H.. Grafting of L-proline and L-phenylalanine amino acids on kaolinite through synthesis catalyzed by boric acid. APPLIED SURFACE SCIENCE ADVANCES, v. 4, . (13/19523-3, 16/01501-1, 17/01719-0, 05/00720-7, 11/03335-8, 12/11673-3, 18/26569-3, 17/15482-1)
DE SOUSA, EDUARDO P.; DE ARAUJO, DENIS T.; PEIXOTO, VINILSON G.; FERREIRA, BRENO F.; DE FARIA, EMERSON H.; MOLINA, EDUARDO F.. Effect of sodium bentonite content on structural-properties of ureasil poly (ethylene oxide)-PEO hybrid: A perspective for water treatment. APPLIED CLAY SCIENCE, v. 191, . (11/03335-8, 17/15482-1, 13/20455-2, 12/11673-3)
GIL, A.; SANTAMARIA, L.; KORILI, S. A.; VICENTE, M. A.; BARBOSA, L. V.; DE SOUZA, S. D.; MARCAL, L.; DE FARIA, E. H.; CIUFFI, K. J.. A review of organic-inorganic hybrid clay based adsorbents for contaminants removal: Synthesis, perspectives and applications. JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMICAL ENGINEERING, v. 9, n. 5, . (13/19523-3, 16/50322-2, 17/15482-1)
DA SILVA, ALEXANDRE FERNANDO; DE PADUA, GABRIEL SILVA; DE ARAUJO, DENIS TALARICO; VIEIRA, CARLOS ALEXANDRE; DE FARIA, EMERSON H.. Immobilization of L-alanine into natural kaolinite via amidation catalyzed by boric acid for the development of biohybrid materials. Journal of Solid State Chemistry, v. 287, . (13/19523-3, 05/00720-7, 12/11673-3, 17/15482-1, 16/01501-1, 11/03335-8)

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