Dual layer hollow fiber sorbents for trace H2S removal from gas streams

Dhaval A. Bhandari, Naoki Bessho, William J. Koros

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Hollow fiber sorbents are pseudo monolithic materials with potential use in various adsorption based applications. Dual layer hollow fiber sorbents have the potential to allow thermal regeneration without direct contact of the regeneration fluid with the sorbent particles. This paper considers the application of dual layer hollow fiber sorbents for a case involving trace amounts of H2S removal from a simulated gas stream and offers a comparison with single layer hollow fiber sorbents. The effect of spin dope composition and core layer zeolite loading on the gas flux, H2S transient sorption capacity and pore structure are also studied. This work can be used as a guide to develop and optimize dual layer hollow fiber sorbent properties beyond the specific example considered here. © 2013 Elsevier Ltd.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)256-264
Number of pages9
JournalChemical Engineering Science
StatePublished - May 2013
Externally publishedYes

Bibliographical note

KAUST Repository Item: Exported on 2020-10-01
Acknowledged KAUST grant number(s): KUS-I1-011-21
Acknowledgements: The authors thank Chevron Technology Ventures and Award no. KUS-I1-011-21 made by King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) for financial support and Dr. James Stevens at Chevron Technology Ventures for the fruitful discussions.
This publication acknowledges KAUST support, but has no KAUST affiliated authors.


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