Activated carbon fibre monoliths

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Title: Activated carbon fibre monoliths
Authors: Vilaplana-Ortego, Eduardo | Alcañiz-Monge, Juan | Cazorla-Amorós, Diego | Linares-Solano, Angel
Research Group/s: Materiales Carbonosos y Medio Ambiente
Center, Department or Service: Universidad de Alicante. Departamento de Química Inorgánica
Keywords: Petroleum pitch | Coal tar pitch | Carbon fibres | Monoliths | Activation
Knowledge Area: Ciencia de los Materiales e Ingeniería Metalúrgica | Química Inorgánica
Issue Date: 20-Jun-2002
Publisher: Elsevier
Citation: VILAPLANA-ORTEGO, E., et al. "Activated carbon fibre monoliths". Fuel Processing Technology. Vol. 77-78 (20 June 2002). ISSN 0378-3820, pp. 445-451
Abstract: Activated carbon fibre monoliths were prepared by physical activation of carbon fibre monoliths derived from two kinds of pitch-based carbon fibre (CF) (carbon fibres from a coal tar pitch and carbon fibres derived from a petroleum pitch). The monoliths were conformed using a coal tar pitch binder. The carbon fibre monoliths and the activated carbon fibre monoliths were studied by scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and gas adsorption (i.e. N2 at 77 K and CO2 at 273 K). The results obtained reveal that monoliths perform a good activation process that produce a quite high development of microporosity (BET surface areas around 2600 m2/g and N2 micropore volume of 1.23 cm3/g). On the other hand, it is remarkable that the activation process used allow to easily control the degree of activation and hence to select the adsorption capacities of the activated carbon fibre monoliths.
Sponsor: EU (Project BRITE, BRPR97-4935).
ISSN: 0378-3820 (Print) | 1873-7188 (Online)
DOI: 10.1016/S0378-3820(02)00047-4
Language: eng
Type: info:eu-repo/semantics/article
Peer Review: si
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