Reactive dye adsorption desorption and stamping by halloysite




Halloysite, Nanoclay, Textile, Pigment, Stamping


The scientific community is continuously developing new methods for the recovery and purification of water, since the precious resources of our planet are increasingly scarce and we must work to save and clean our waters. One of the methods used is the use of adsorbent and absorbent materials that remove from the water those substances that are harmful to the environment are nanoclays. In this work, the effect of a nanoclay, specifically Halloysite, to adsorb reactive dyes has been used as an example of a technique. As an example of this type of coloring substances, Reactive Yellow 2 has been used, which has been subjected to the adsorbent action of the mineral, having an adsorption of 78% in the proposed experiment. Subsequently, it has undergone a desorption process by applying temperature to the dye-clay hybrid, so that later, thanks to the effect of solvents (HCL and / or NaOH), the desorption process in aqueous solution can be completed, obtaining a recovery from the dye. up to 17.67% adsorbed, which is interpreted as a very good result. At the same time, the ability to stamp the HNT has been tested once the dye has been adsorbed and used on a PES / CO textile, demonstrating the viability of this process and evaluating its results by rubbing and washing fastness tests.


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Author Biographies

Daniel López-Rodríguez, Universitat Politècnica de València

Departamento de Ingeniería Textil y Papelera

Barbara Micó-Vicent, Universitat Politècnica de València

Departamento de Ingeniería Gráfica

Eva Bou-Belda, Universitat Politècnica de València

Departamento de Ingeniería Textil y Papelera

Pablo Díaz-García, Universitat Politècnica de València

Director of Textile and Paper Engineering Department


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