Production of Pure Nano-Iron by Using Ball Milling Machine, Chemical Batch Reactor and K-M Micro Reactor
American Journal of Applied Chemistry
Volume 3, Issue 3-1, June 2015, Pages: 8-12
Received: Nov. 29, 2014; Accepted: Dec. 30, 2014; Published: Dec. 30, 2014
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Mohamed Ahmed AbdelKawy, Chemical and Petrochemical Engineering Dept., Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology (E-JUST), New Borg ELArab city, Alexandria, Egypt
Ahmed H. El-Shazly, Chemical and Petrochemical Engineering Dept., Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology (E-JUST), New Borg ELArab city, Alexandria, Egypt
Yehia El Shazly, Chemical Engineering Dept., Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt
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Abstract
In this study, pure nano iron was produced by the top to down and bottom up techniques. top to down including production of nano iron by using ball mill machine and bottom up including two methods batch and K-M micro reactor. Different techniques were used for investigation and characterization of the produced nano iron particles such as UV-Vis, PSD, SEM, TEM and XRD. The produced Nano particle using micro mixer showed better characteristics than those produced using batch reactor and ball mill in many aspects such as homogeneity of the produced particles, particle size distribution and size. The results showed that 10 nm core diameter were obtained using Micro mixer as compared to 80 nm and 40 nm core diameter using batch reactor and ball mill respectively.
Keywords
Nano Iron, Micro Reactor, Batch Reactor, Ball Mill
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Mohamed Ahmed AbdelKawy, Ahmed H. El-Shazly, Yehia El Shazly, Production of Pure Nano-Iron by Using Ball Milling Machine, Chemical Batch Reactor and K-M Micro Reactor, American Journal of Applied Chemistry. Special Issue: Nano-Technology for Environmental Aspects. Vol. 3, No. 3-1, 2015, pp. 8-12. doi: 10.11648/j.ajac.s.2015030301.12
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