selective adsorbent

selective adsorbent

[si′lek·tiv ad′sȯr·bənt]
(chemical engineering)
Material that will selectively adsorb (or reject) one or more specific components from a multicomponent mixture of gases or liquids; common adsorbents are silica gel, carbon and activated carbon, activated alumina, and synthetic or natural zeolites (molecular sieves).
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However, the success of the removal of mercaptans and like depends on the development of a highly selective adsorbent with a high sulphur capacity, because the currently available commercial adsorbents are not suitable for this application.
Here, a new type of selective adsorbent was introduced by harboring shell of MIP on the surface of carbon nanotubes (CNTs) using a sol-gel method.
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