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Removal of lead ions from water by capacitive deionization electrode materials derived from chicken feathers

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dc.contributor.author Alfredy, T
dc.contributor.author Jande, Yusuph A.
dc.contributor.author Pogrebnaya, Tatiana P.
dc.date.accessioned 2020-03-06T12:09:13Z
dc.date.available 2020-03-06T12:09:13Z
dc.date.issued 2019-09-01
dc.identifier.uri https://doi.org/10.2166/wrd.2019.074
dc.identifier.uri http://dspace.nm-aist.ac.tz/handle/123456789/611
dc.description This research article published by IWA Publishing, 2019 en_US
dc.description.abstract Capacitive deionization (CDI) is a promising and rapidly growing technology for water treatment and the electrode materials play a key role in improving CDI performance. In this study, high surface area activated carbon was prepared from chicken feather (CF) bio-waste through pyrolysis and KOH activation; the KOH:CF ratio (R) and activation temperature (Ta) were variable parameters. The material was characterized by using the Brunauer, Emmett and Teller (BET) method, Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy and scanning electron microscopy (SEM). The lead (Pb2+) removal test was performed with a CDI cell containing the fabricated carbon electrode and 100 mg L−1 Pb(NO3)2 solution; the sample prepared with the ratio R of 1:1 and Ta = 800 °C exhibited higher Pb2+ removal efficiency of 81% and electro sorption capacity of 4.1 mg g−1 at the electrode potential 1.2 V and flow rate 5 mL min−1. Therefore, CF-derived carbon is considered as a promising CDI electrode material for removal of heavy metals from waste water. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher IWA Publishing en_US
dc.subject Activated carbons en_US
dc.subject Batch mode en_US
dc.subject Capacitive deionization en_US
dc.subject Chicken feathers en_US
dc.subject Heavy metal en_US
dc.subject Lead removal en_US
dc.title Removal of lead ions from water by capacitive deionization electrode materials derived from chicken feathers en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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