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  • Oil Pollutants Degradation of Nano-MgO in Micro-Polluted Water  [PTT 2013]
  • DOI: 10.4236/cweee.2013.23B003   PP.12 - 15
  • Author(s)
  • Meng-Fu Zhu, Cheng Deng, Hong-Bo Su, Xiu-Dong You, Lu Zhu, Ping Chen, Ying-Hai Yuan
  • The removal of oil pollutants from water and purifying process of oil-polluted water are studied through catalytic degradation method with nano-MgO. The results indicated that catalytic degradation effect of nano-MgO on the oil pollutants was associated with dosage of nano-MgO, pH and water temperature. When oil content was 1.8 mg/L, 0.17 g nano-MgO was used and the removal rate of oil was 93.92%. Furthermore, nano-Mgo was a non-photosensitive catalyst. GC/MS analysis showed that the amount of petroleum-based pollutants in water was reduced 73.77% from the previous 61 kinds to 16 kinds, and the total peak area was reduced 96.05% after catalytic degradation of nano-MgO. Therefore, nano-MgO has an excellent effect on the catalytic degradation of oil pollutants and can be applied in the treatment of oil wastewaters.

  • Nano-MgO; Oil Pollutants; Catalytic Degradation; Micro-Polluted Water; Water Treatment
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