Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 516 (2018) 317–324 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Journal of Colloid and Interface Science journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/jcis Regular Article Removal of aniline from air and water by polymers of intrinsic microporosity (PIM-1) electrospun ultraﬁne ﬁbers a,b,⇑ a,⇑ Bekir Satilmis , Tamer Uyar Institute of Materials Science & Nanotechnology, UNAM-National Nanotechnology Research Center, Bilkent University, Ankara 06800, Turkey Department of Chemistry, Ahi Evran University, Kirsehir 40100, Turkey graphical a bstract article i nfo abstract Article history: This research aims to investigate the possibility of electrospun ﬁbers from Polymers of Intrinsic Received 29 November 2017 Microporosity (PIM-1) as an alternative adsorbent for aniline removal from both air and aqueous solu- Revised 12 January 2018 tion. Adsorption properties of electrospun PIM-1 ﬁbers were compared with powder and ﬁlm form of Accepted 19 January 2018 PIM-1. While electrospun PIM-1 nanoﬁbrous mat can adsorb 871 mg g aniline from air, it can also Available online 6 February 2018 1 1 adsorb 78 ± 5.4 mg g aniline from aqueous environment when 50 mg L aniline solution is used. The experimental maximum adsorption capacity of electrospun PIM-1 ﬁbers was found as (q ) 138 mg Keywords: g . Langmuir
Journal of Colloid and Interface Science – Elsevier
Published: Apr 15, 2018
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