Supercritical Adsorption Based CO2 Capture from N2/CO2 Mixture by Activated Carbon and Carbon Molecular Sieve
American Journal of Chemical Engineering
Volume 5, Issue 3, May 2017, Pages: 27-36
Received: May 10, 2017; Published: May 10, 2017
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Kuerbanjiang Nuermaiti, College of Chemistry and Environmental Science, Kashgar University, Kashgar, China
Ming Li, School of Chemical Science and Engineering, Tongji University, Shanghai, China
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Abstract
The adsorption equilibria of pure supercritical N2 and CO2 on the activated carbon Yigao-A and carbon molecular sieve CMS-200 were measured by the gravimetric method (IGA-001, Hiden) in the temperature region of 313.15-393.15 K and pressure region of 0-2 MPa. The adsorption kinetics of N2 and of CO2 on the activated carbon Yigao-A and carbon molecular sieve CMS-200 at 313.15 K in 50 kPa were tested. The Langmuir-Freundlich model was applied to analyze the adsorption isotherms. The adsorption kinetics was investigated with the Fickian model. The analysis of adsorption equilibria showed that a high temperature, low pressure is beneficial to the equilibria based selective adsorption of supercritical CO2 on the activated carbon Yigao-A and carbon molecular sieve CMS-200. The investigation of adsorption kinetics exposed that the carbon molecular sieve CMS-200 is able to separate CO2 from the N2/CO2 mixture by its kinetic effect, and lower temperature is preferred.
Keywords
Supercritical Adsorption, CO2 Capture, Activated Carbon, Carbon Molecular Sieve
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Kuerbanjiang Nuermaiti, Ming Li, Supercritical Adsorption Based CO2 Capture from N2/CO2 Mixture by Activated Carbon and Carbon Molecular Sieve, American Journal of Chemical Engineering. Vol. 5, No. 3, 2017, pp. 27-36. doi: 10.11648/j.ajche.20170503.11
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