Metal Organic Framework for Removal of Cu (II) Ion from Aqueous Solution

  • Khaled Elewa Cost Control Engineer, Engineering Company for the Petroleum & Process Industries, Egypt
  • Adel Belal Dean of Engineering and Technology College, Arab Academy for Science Technology and Maritime Transports, Egypt
  • Ola El Monayeri Associate Professor, Department of Construction and Building Engineering, Environmental Engineering Sector, Arab Academy for Science Technology and Maritime Transports, Egypt
  • A.F. Tawfic Nuclear Engineering Department, Military Technical College, Cairo, Egypt
Keywords: Metal Organic Framework, Cu (II) ion- industrial wastewater, pH, time

Abstract

Copper is a heavy metal used in many industries and known for its negative impacts on the environment and human’s health. A novel structured metal organic framework (MOF) was used for copper adsorption for this work. SEM, EDAX, XRD and FTIR were done to confirm the structure of MOF prepared. MOF of 0.05 gm was used to examine its ability in Cu+ 2 removals with different initial concentrations of Cu+2 and pH values (5, 7 and 9).  The prepared MOF was able to achieve Cu removal with 94.6%, 93%, 91.5%, and 92.5 % for the initial concentrations of 5, 10, 15, and 20 ppm respectively.  It also performed very well for pH 5 and 7 with average removal ranging from 93.9%-95% for pH 5 and 7 for the initial concentrations of 5, 10, and 15 respectively which indicate that the prepared MOF is of high ability in Cu+ 2 removal

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Published
2021-08-04
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