Natural Nanoporous Filter Material as a New High-Efficiency Natural Adsorbent to Remove Textile Dyes

  • Chin-Ya Kuo Department of Biological Science & Technology, I-Shou University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
  • Hsiao-Han Liu Department of Biological Science & Technology, I-Shou University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Keywords: natural nanoporous filter, textile wastewater, adsorption test, mathematic simulation model


The objective of this paper is to perform the innovation design of removing most textile dyes that are harmful to the environment and might induce cancer. However, many methodologies had been developed for various chemical and physical processes to remove different dyes, such as ozone oxidation, electrochemical methods, chemical coagulation, hypochlorite oxidation, and adsorption to remove dyes from wastewater. A novel nanoporous filter methodology and mathematic simulations for adsorption were established as an effective medium for removing dyes from wastewater which was compared to other expensive treatments. The different concentrations of the dye liquid are used as a tester, and the different concentrations of nanoporous adsorbent were added in a uniform distribution and were tested with different time courses and under different temperatures. The final readings were measured by a spectrophotometer and fit into a mathematic model. The result indicates that this nanoporous and natural adsorbents are very good at cleaning the dyes in this system. The fit-in mathematic models could be applied in these tests which can be used in the industrial conditions for a low cost without secondary dye pollutions.


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How to Cite
Kuo, C.-Y., & Liu, H.-H. (2020). Natural Nanoporous Filter Material as a New High-Efficiency Natural Adsorbent to Remove Textile Dyes. Proceedings of Engineering and Technology Innovation, 15, 16-23. Retrieved from