Process Safety and Environmental Protection 2017 DOI: 10.1016/j.psep.2017.04.027 View full text
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Jiawei Ren, Yun Chul Woo, Minwei Yao, Leonard D. Tijing, Ho Kyong Shon

Abstract: A new approach that combines nanoscale zero-valent iron (nZVI) with electrospinning technology has been put forward to avoid nZVI agglomeration and a secondary pollution. In this study, to enhance the immobilization of nZVI particles onto the polyacrylic acid (PAA) / polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) electrospun nanofiber mat, mats (M1,M2 and M3) with different PAA/PVA mass ratios (1:1, 2:1 and 3:1) were tested for the immobilization of nZVI particles and their performance of removing contaminants. The results indicate …

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