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Maintenance Of Water Through The Development Of Activated Carbon Filter From Local Raw Materials.

Inegbenebor, A.O. and Inegbenebor, A. I. (2011) Maintenance Of Water Through The Development Of Activated Carbon Filter From Local Raw Materials. BOTSWANA JOURNAl OFTECHNOLOGY. pp. 29-33.

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111~ aim of til~ work is~~~ tltm:lop actiJ•tttedt:!"bmljilter fronr local ruw:materlttls su#f' 'us ba~1boo a11d cm:ollut;sllells to ti~UIIJlllill qllu/ltJ• ll'illel' }Or fttltllllll COII!IIIRIJ'!(Oit, by rcn~I)J>/ng odours, CO/our, taste U1f1 fheauculs. To UCfli~lli! tl1e mued o1111, fill auaeroblc fum~ce tif 9kg capacity wus tleslg,'/l!d iflld develope¥ for a'''ilffl''"m operutbllf tel/tpet:aturc of lOOfi'C. The raw I~UJterlllls 1/Si!tl for. actlVf!ted carbon a{!! ba~tboo ami CII~Jfttut ~lteff,si • A qllalttiry of 6kg ba111boo was mea&·ured and fed mto tile ftml ace ji~r four /lours of ltell(htg 111 tit~ 11b~te11ce tif ~yg{!JI; a tu. tempern/Jlre of90U' C. The experiltlettt WIL\' repetltetlll•itll tile st1111e qllautlty of coco1~Ut sflt:lls as tt/ bamboo. : Tkf ~ctivated carbt11i tif tke i11aterials was. gt01111d &'eparule/)' ill a mortttr wit/1 a pestle, Ulld sie\>6ti1Lf,lng BritMr a!'to sizye f1r9ker of di/Jere11t s~s; wltlc}t was used to flllfl/yse mutld)• li'IUI!l~ Tl1e result slliJwed tlrat. tlte le••el of coittaifrina!Z{S .i{etie significantly redr(ced,· coconut activated carbtm· was fi•uml to be beteer th1t11 bamboo lllltl' actiV«ted rviifr filf~'' ti/('!icles is more eff~eiellt itJ Wtller. filtratio/1. It can dum be cmrcludecl that activatetl ettrbrm from loc«l raHi muteria(f {Ike coco1111t shells tuut [Jumbos, W/1/ch are CORIIn0/1 iu Aft·icll, Cllll be IISI!d lillllfl{lltJliiiiJllflfi(.J' II'Uter for ftU~IUII cOIISff"fD01t.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Q Science > QD Chemistry
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Chemistry
Depositing User: Mrs Hannah Akinwumi
Date Deposited: 02 Apr 2015 12:35
Last Modified: 02 Apr 2015 12:35

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