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Regeneration of the waste lubricating oil based upon flyash adsorption / solvent extraction

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Abstract

In order to explore the high value-added utilization of flyash adsorption in regenerating waste lubricating oil, the main factors related to the flyash adsorption was investigated by the single-factor tests, and then the optimum process conditions for flyash adsorption was obtained by means of the orthogonal experiments, and in terms of several indexes, such as kinematic viscosity (40 °C), acid number, mechanical impurity and moisture, the combined process of flyash adsorption/solvent extraction was discussed and finally compared with previous studies. The experimental results prove that flyash has a good effect in adsorbing waste lubricating oil, and the solvent extraction-flyash adsorption process has a better effect in the regeneration of waste lubricating oil than the flyash adsorption-solvent extraction process.

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Ouyang, P., Zhang, X. Regeneration of the waste lubricating oil based upon flyash adsorption / solvent extraction. Environ Sci Pollut Res (2019). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-019-07389-9

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Keywords

  • Flyash
  • Waste lubricating oil
  • Adsorption
  • Solvent extraction
  • Regeneration