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Journal of Mathematical Chemistry

, Volume 55, Issue 10, pp 1893–1902 | Cite as

Analysis of the microporous structure of the low-cost activated carbon fibres obtained from flax and jute cloth

  • Mirosław KwiatkowskiEmail author
Original Paper

Abstract

The paper presents the results of research devoted to obtaining the low-cost activated carbon fibres from waste flax and jute cloth by carbonisation in inert atmosphere and activation with air as well as to the analysis of the microporous structure of materials obtained on the basis of the nitrogen, argon and benzene adsorption isotherms, using among others, the unique LBET method with implemented of the new models of the multilayer adsorption on the heterogeneous surfaces of the carbonaceous adsorbents. As part of the research conducted, imaging of the surface of the low-cost activated carbon fibres obtained has also been done using scanning electron microscopy.

Keywords

Adsorption Activated carbon fibres Chemical activation Micropores 

Notes

Acknowledgements

The work was financed by the AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow Grant No. 11.11.210.373.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Energy and FuelsAGH University of Science and TechnologyKrakówPoland

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