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Main Title Effect of GAC Characteristics on Adsorption of Organic Pollutants.
Author Sorial, G. A. ; Suidan, M. T. ; Vidic, R. D. ; Brenner., R. C. ;
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, OH. Risk Reduction Engineering Lab. ;Cincinnati Univ., OH. ;Pittsburgh Univ., PA.
Publisher c1994
Year Published 1994
Report Number EPA/600/A-94/040;
Stock Number PB94-158664
Additional Subjects Activated carbon treatment ; Phenols ; Water pollution control ; Adsorption ; Removal ; Production ; Petroleum products ; Residues ; Coal ; Surfaces ; Isotherms ; Anoxia ; Reprint ; Granular activated carbon
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NTIS  PB94-158664 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 09/01/1994
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Abstract
The impact of the characteristics of granular activated carbon (GAC) on adsorption capacity and on the potential for polymerization of phenolic compounds on the surface of GAC in the presence of molecular oxygen is evaluated in the study. Adsorption isotherm data were collected for p-chlorophenol on five activated carbons, three manufactured from bituminous coal, one manufactured from lignite coal, and one manufactured from wood. These isotherms were collected under anoxic (absence of molecular oxygen) and oxic (presence of molecular oxygen) conditions. Higher extraction efficiencies of the carbons used in the oxic isotherms were obtained for the carbons that exhibited lower increases in capacities when compared to anoxic isotherms. (Copyright (c) 1991 Water Pollution Control Federation.)