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Riikka Juhola, Anne Heponiemi, Sari Tuomikoski, Tao Hu, Hanna Prokkola, Henrik Romar, Ulla Lassi, Biomass-based composite catalysts for catalytic wet peroxide oxidation of bisphenol A: Preparation and characterization studies, Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, Volume 7, Issue 3, 2019, 103127, ISSN 2213-3437, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jece.2019.103127

Biomass-based composite catalysts for catalytic wet peroxide oxidation of bisphenol A : preparation and characterization studies

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Author: Juhola, Riikka1; Heponiemi, Anne1; Tuomikoski, Sari1;
Organizations: 1University of Oulu, Research Unit of Sustainable Chemistry, P.O. Box 4300, FI-90014, University of Oulu, Finland
2University of Jyväskylä, Kokkola University Consortium Chydenius, P.O. Box 567, FI-67701, Kokkola, Finland
Format: article
Version: accepted version
Access: embargoed
Persistent link: http://urn.fi/urn:nbn:fi-fe2019061420603
Language: English
Published: Elsevier, 2019
Publish Date: 2021-04-29
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Abstract

The wet granulation process was used to prepare new, efficient, and cost-effective granular biomass-based composite catalysts for catalytic wet peroxide oxidation (CWPO) of bisphenol A (BPA). The most stable composite granules was prepared by mixing biomass-based carbon residue (CR) with metakaolin (MK) combined with calcium oxide (CaO) or cement and a solvent (NaOH or KOH). For all the prepared composite granules, the optimized binding agents to carbon ratio was 0.3, the solvent to carbon ratio 1.2, and the agitation rate 1200 rpm. The specific surface area of the prepared catalysts was 152–205 m2/g. The composite granular catalyst (CR + MK + CaO + NaOH) had the most durable and stable structure (compressive strength of 27 N) and the most basic surface (15 mmol/g) measured with temperature programmed desorption. This catalyst was the most active in CWPO of BPA and total organic carbon removal of 50% and 48%, respectively.

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Series: Journal of environmental chemical engineering
ISSN: 2213-2929
ISSN-E: 2213-3437
ISSN-L: 2213-2929
Volume: 7
Article number: 103127
DOI: 10.1016/j.jece.2019.103127
OADOI: https://oadoi.org/10.1016/j.jece.2019.103127
Type of Publication: A1 Journal article – refereed
Field of Science: 116 Chemical sciences
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Funding: Financial support from Fortum foundation is gratefully acknowledged.
Copyright information: © 2019. This manuscript version is made available under the CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0 license http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/.
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