International Journal of Industrial Chemistry

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List of Papers (Total 224)

The effect of octylated diphenylamine and Irganox 1520 antioxidants on the stability of polybutadiene rubber

One of the serious problems in polybutadiene rubber (PBR) production units is the color change in products, which is due to aging and the inability of antioxidants to protect the product, especially at high temperatures. In this study, the effects of amine-type antioxidant [octylated diphenylamine (OD)] and non-amine-type antioxidant (Irganox 1520) on the color yellowness, gel...

Investigation of lime usage impacts on bauxite processability at ETI Aluminyum Plant

ETI Aluminyum A.Ş., the primary aluminium manufacturer of Turkey, is also one of the major integrated plants of the world capable of performing production from mining until end product. The alumina refinery was designed on a certain boehmitic bauxite quality basis. However, bauxite properties have changed over the years, resulting in the urgent need for process optimization to...

Corrosion inhibition and adsorption behavior of phytic acid on Pb and Pb–In alloy surfaces in acidic chloride solution

The corrosion and corrosion inhibition of Pb and Pb–In alloys in HCl solution, were investigated. The study was performed in the absence and presence of the phytic acid (PA) inhibitor using potentiodynamic polarization and electrochemical impedance spectroscopy measurements, and complementary by scanning electron microscope (SEM) and X-ray spectroscopy analysis (EDX...

Adsorption and inhibitive properties of seroquel drug for the corrosion of zinc in 0.1 M hydrochloric acid solution

Inhibition action of seroquel on corrosion of zinc in 0.1 M HCl solution was investigated using weight loss, electrochemical potentiodynamic polarization and impedance spectroscopic techniques. Corrosion inhibition efficiency showed the positive effect with increase in concentration of inhibitor and with the increase in temperature. Results obtained from all the methods are in...

Thermodynamic optimization of steady-flow industrial chemical processes

Industrial steady-flow chemical processes are generally organised as a sequence of individually optimised operations. However, this may not achieve overall optimization since material (as recycle), heat and work transfers overall may not be well balanced. We introduce the idea of a preliminary overall thermodynamic balance to produce a reversible process, with the objective of...

Aging studies of a polypropylene and natural rubber blend

The literature relatively lacks results and data related to the direct influence of physical aging on the properties of polypropylene and natural rubber blend; so, the objective of this research was to study the influence of thermal and ultraviolet (UV) aging on a natural rubber (NR) SMR-ω and polypropylene (PP) blend. This toughened blend is generally used for the fabrication of...

Electrochemically assisted photocatalytic removal of m-cresol using TiO2 thin film-modified carbon sheet photoelectrode

In this study, removal of m-cresol has been performed using photoeletrocatalysis technique at the surface of titanium dioxide (TiO2) thin film-modified carbon sheet photoelectrode. A biased potential was applied across this photoelectrode illuminated by UV light to investigate the feasibility of an electrochemically assisted photocatalytic process in this degradation. For...

Application of Sono–photo-Fenton process for degradation of phenol derivatives in petrochemical wastewater using full factorial design of experiment

In this study, the degradation and mineralization of petrochemical wastewater containing phenol and nitrophenol with chemical oxygen demand (COD) at 260 mg/L and total organic carbon (TOC) at 100 mg/L, were investigated by Sono–photo-Fenton process. The full factorial design of experiment was used to explore the influence of operational variables such as pH, initial concentration...

Investigation of activated carbon obtained from the liquid products of pyrolysis in sunflower oil bleaching process

Decolourization process of neutralized sunflower oil was carried out with activated carbon products obtained from pyrolysis liquid products. The effect of parameters such as time, temperature, moisture and dosage on bleaching sunflower oil was investigated. It was found that activated carbon samples are an effective adsorbent for decolourization process of sunflower oil. It was...

Preparation and evaluation of the influence of modified fiber flour wood on the properties of the fresh condition of cement-based mortars

Wood fibers were used as fillers in the partial cement matrix by replacing the cement to a content of 1% by weight of cement. The effect of wood fibers on porosity and compressive strength has been studied. The results obtained show an improvement in the compressive strength of more than 40% with 1% by weight of wood fibers. The addition of wood fibers shows a good pore reduction...

A comparative study on the inhibitive effect of Crataegus oxyacantha and Prunus avium plant leaf extracts on the corrosion of mild steel in hydrochloric acid solution

The inhibitive action of plant leaf extracts, Crataegus oxyacantha (Hawthorn) and Prunus Avium (Sweet Cherry) on the corrosion of mild steel in 0.5 M HCl solution was investigated using open circuit potential-time measurements (OCP), potentiodynamic polarization and electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (EIS) techniques. Functional groups of these plants’ leaf extracts and their...

Application of response surface methodology in the degradation of Reactive Blue 19 using H2O2/MgO nanoparticles advanced oxidation process

The release of dye containing effluent is a great threat to the world today. The purpose of this study is to optimize the removal of Reactive Blue 19 (RB19) dye from aqueous solutions using advanced oxidation process (AOP). Magnesium oxide nanoparticles (MgO NPs) and hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) were used as the catalyst and oxidizer, respectively. Central composite design (CCD...

Phosphorous-based epoxy resin composition as an effective anticorrosive coating for steel

Epoxy resin (ER) is an attractive material for metal protection against corrosion; it can form a strongly adhered film onto a metal surface through its multi coordination sites. In this study, an epoxy resin-based formulation was designed, prepared, and applied onto steel surface with and without a pigment. The anticorrosive formulation (ER–MDA–ZP) was prepared from the ER and...

Kinetic modeling of a heterogeneous Fenton-type oxidative treatment of complex industrial effluent

This work proposes a kinetic model for the reactions involved in the heterogeneous copper-based Fenton-type oxidation of mixed recalcitrant compounds in a real industrial effluent from the alkaline sulfite treatment of wood. This kind of treatment is unusual in this industry due to the complexity of the effluents and the high costs involved in total mineralization of the organic...

The choice of precursors in the synthesizing of CuMnOx catalysts for maximizing CO oxidation

The hopcalite (CuMnOx) catalyst is a well-known catalyst for CO oxidation at a low temperature and it is synthesized by the co-precipitation method with different types of precursors. Activity of the CuMnOx catalysts for CO oxidation is strongly dependent upon the combination of precursors, ranking in order {Mn(Ac)2 + Cu(NO3)2} > {Mn(Ac)2 + Cu(Ac)2} > {Mn(NO3)2 + Cu(NO3)2} > {Mn...

Anticorrosive ability of electrochemically synthesized 2,2′-disulfanediyldianiline for mild steel corrosion: electrochemical and thermodynamic studies

The corrosion inhibition property of electrochemically synthesized 2,2′-disulfanediyldianiline compound was investigated for mild steel in 1 M HCl using electrochemical and weight loss techniques. The morphology of steel surface was examined using SEM and optical microscopy. Thermodynamic parameters were determined and discussed. To study the effect of the molecular structure of...

Thermo-catalytic degradation of different plastics to drop in liquid fuel using calcium bentonite catalyst

Thermal and catalytic pyrolysis of individual plastics such as polypropylene (PP), low-density polyethylene (LDPE), high-density polyethylene (HDPE), and mixture of all three plastics (PP + LDPE + HDPE) were carried out in the presence of calcium bentonite as catalyst in a batch reactor to obtain suitable liquid fuel. The dependencies of process temperature, effect of catalyst...

Experimental survey of temperature, time and cross-linking agent effects on polydimethylsiloxane composite membranes performances in sulfur removal

Four types of the multi composite membranes were fabricated to decrease the sulfur content in diesel fuel, which the investigated polymers are polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS), polyethyleneglycol (PEG), polyethersulfonic (PES) and cross-linked polyacrylonitrile (PAN) with tetra-ethyl-ortho-silicate (TEOS). The effects of the operating parameters such as the cross-linking temperature...

Synthesis and evaluations of Fe3O4–TiO2–Ag nanocomposites for photocatalytic degradation of 4-chlorophenol (4-CP): effect of Ag and Fe compositions

This work reports the synthesis of nanocomposites of Fe3O4–TiO2–Ag with different weight concentrations of iron (Fe) and silver (Ag) doped on TiO2. The nanocomposites were prepared by a novel and facile ultrasonic-assisted hydrothermal method, and their effectiveness was evaluated for photocatalytic degradation. X-ray diffraction, scanning electron microscopy, Fourier transform...

Study of anti-corrosion activity of Algerian L. stoechas oil on C38 carbon steel in 1 M HCl medium

The current study was designed to give more knowledge and helping to exploit the leaves of the plants L. stoechas collected in Tlemcen region in the west of Algeria by determining the anti-corrosive activity of its essential oil. The inhibitory efficiency of the essential oil of the plant obtained by hydrodistillation and characterized by GC and GC/MS was studied using...

Catalytic oxidation of SO2 by novel Mn/copper slag nanocatalyst and optimization by Box-Behnken design

In this research, the oxidation of sulfur dioxide (SO2) gases is investigated by Mn/copper slag nanocatalyst (Mn/CS) as a novel catalyst at low temperatures. The removal of SO2 gas from industrial exhaust is important to reduce environmental pollution. The SO2 gas in aqueous solution was oxidized and converted to sulfuric acid as an energy source by Mn/CS in the semi-batch...

Efficacies of sodium nitrite and sodium citrate–zinc acetate mixture to inhibit steel rebar corrosion in simulated concrete interstitial solution contaminated with NaCl

Investigations were carried out to compare the effectiveness of compounds such as sodium nitrite, trisodium citrate (TSC) and TSC–zinc acetate to inhibit the corrosion of steel rebar in simulated concrete interstitial solution contaminated with chloride and to explain the mechanism of corrosion inhibition on reinforcing steel by these systems. Inhibition efficiency of these...

Design and synthesis of Zn0.3Fe0.45O3 nanoparticle for efficient removal of Congo red dye and its kinetic and isotherm investigation

Zn0.3Fe0.45O3 bimetallic oxide nanoparticle (ZnFeBONp) was synthesized and characterized by FESEM, EDS, XRD, BET, TEM and FT-IR techniques with the aim of exploring its application for removing of Congo red dye from waste samples. The effects of pH, contact time, adsorbent dosage and dye concentration on the removal of dye were investigated and optimized as pH 6.5, 40 min contact...

Characterization and in vitro release kinetics of antimalarials from whey protein-based hydrogel biocomposites

In this research, hydrogel biocomposites were prepared from whey protein isolate (WPI), reduced graphene oxide (rGO), and synthetic polymers in varied ratios. Their physicochemical properties were evaluated by FTIR, SEM, TGA, AFM, and TEM. FTIR spectra revealed significant peaks at 1167 cm−1 for C–O–C peak and at 1449 cm−1 for O–H bending for WPI and rGO, respectively. The...

Using white cement as a source of calcium oxide in Anorthite body

Anorthite is a rare compositional variety of plagioclase. This mineral is a type of calcium-rich plagioclase feldspar which has great properties such as low thermal expansion coefficient and high modulus of rupture. Therefore, physical properties of hard porcelain bodies will be improved by creating anorthite phase. According to limitation of anorthite natural sources, various...