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Modification of CDV reactor for carbon nanomaterialns production

Al-Mamun, Abdullah and Al-Saadi, Mohammed A. and Muyibi, Suleyman Aremu and Alam, Md. Zahangir (2010) Modification of CDV reactor for carbon nanomaterialns production. In: IIUM Research, Innovation & Invention Exhibition (IRIIE 2010), 26 - 27 January 2010, Kuala Lumpur.

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Abstract

Chemical vapour deposition (CVD) reactor is one of the processes commonly used for carbon nanomaterial (CNM) production. This method is economical and provides high yield of good quality CNM. However, improvement of the CVD reactor system was necessary due to its long time requirement to complete each batch of production. A two-stage CVD was designed, locally fabricated and modified to overcome the limitations. Improvements included multistage system, which can be used to perform different processes such as floating catalyst reaction, fixed catalyst process, calcination, reduction and oxidation processes. A cooling system was added to reduce the production time. The system was further modified to increase the adsorption capacity of the products. The time requirement for one batch of run was reduced from 8 hours to 3 hours by improving the system.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Additional Information: 5174/22114
Uncontrolled Keywords: CVD reactor, carbon nanomaterial
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General) > T175 Industrial research. Research and development
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) > TA170 Environmental engineering
T Technology > TP Chemical technology > TP248.13 Biotechnology
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Biotechnology Engineering
Depositing User: Dr Abdullah Al Mamun
Date Deposited: 27 Jun 2013 10:46
Last Modified: 27 Jun 2013 10:46
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/22114

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