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Performance of the MCM-41-NH2 Functionalized Mesoporous Material Synthetized from the Rice Husk Ash on the Removal of the Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

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Author(s):
Costa, Jose A. S. [1, 2] ; Sarmento, Victor H. V. [3] ; Romao, Luciane P. C. [4] ; Paranhos, Caio M. [2]
Total Authors: 4
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Aveiro, Dept Chem, CICECO, P-3810193 Aveiro - Portugal
[2] Univ Fed Sao Carlos, Dept Chem, Polymer Lab, BR-13565905 Sao Carlos, SP - Brazil
[3] Univ Fed Sergipe, Dept Chem, BR-49100000 Itabaiana, Sergipe - Brazil
[4] Univ Fed Sergipe, Dept Chem, BR-49100000 Sao Cristovao, Sergipe - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 4
Document type: Journal article
Source: SILICON; v. 12, n. 8 NOV 2019.
Web of Science Citations: 2
Abstract

In this work, the authors propose of the synthesis of a new adsorbent functionalized mesoporous material (MCM-41-NH2 (RHA)) from the Brazilian rice husk for the removal of the polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs). The new MCM-41-NH2 (RHA) was characterized using FTIR, TGA, SAXS, and N-2 adsorption-desorption analyses, on the other hand, the removal experiments were performed to determine the adsorption parameters, such as the initial concentration, MCM-41-NH2 (RHA) amount, pH, time, and temperature. The hydrothermal/post-grafting methods were sustainable for the synthesis of the MCM-41-NH2 (RHA) functionalized mesoporous material, the same presented the main characteristic absorption bands of the mesoporous arrays, hexagonal mesostructure, type IV isotherms with H1 hysteresis, high surface area, and good thermal stability. Assessment of the adsorption of the MCM-41-NH2 (RHA) showed that the amount of the PAHs mixture adsorbed increased with the increase of the initial concentration, MCM-41-NH2 (RHA) amount, and contact time, as well as, the pH = 5.6 was the best for the removal of the PAHs mixture. However, the temperature variation did not significantly alter the efficiency of the MCM-41-NH2 (RHA). The removal percentage of the PAHs were 81.20, 94.25, 94.87, and 98.14% for the naphthalene (Nap), benzo{[}a]pyrene (B{[}a]P), benzo{[}k]fluoranthene (B{[}k]F), and benzo{[}b]fluoranthene (B{[}b]F), respectively, with the equilibrium time of approximately 200 min for the all PAHs. In addition, the adsorption equilibrium followed the nonlinear pseudo-second-order and the Langmuir models, which describe satisfactory adsorption of the PAHs mixture on the MCM-41-NH2 (RHA) functionalized mesoporous material. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 14/05679-4 - Development of silica-based mesoporous materials from biomass for use as remediation system for polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH's)
Grantee:José Arnaldo Santana Costa
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 17/06775-5 - Development of tunable hybrid polymeric membranes for polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) remediation from petroleum
Grantee:José Arnaldo Santana Costa
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 18/18894-1 - Synthesis of Mesoporous Bioactive Materials for Use in Regenerative Biomedicine.
Grantee:José Arnaldo Santana Costa
Support type: Scholarships abroad - Research Internship - Post-doctor
FAPESP's process: 13/07296-2 - CDMF - Center for the Development of Functional Materials
Grantee:Elson Longo da Silva
Support type: Research Grants - Research, Innovation and Dissemination Centers - RIDC