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Table 1 Physicochemical properties of adsorbents [19, 25]

From: Comparison of the adsorption capacity of acetaminophen on sugarcane bagasse and corn cob by dynamic simulation

Property Adsorbent
CC SB
Bed bulk density (kg m− 3) 334 150
Particle density (kg m− 3) 816 1078
Bed void fraction 0.71 0.86
Average particle diameter (m) 5.9 × 10−4 5.9 × 10− 4
Average pore radius (m) 5.48 × 10−9 3.26 × 10−8
Particle porosity 0.59 0.21
Specific surface area (m2 g− 1) 5.3 ± 0.8 4.8 ± 0.7
Specific pore volume (cm3 g− 1) 0.006 0.005
Tortuosity factor 1.21 1.40
Point of zero charge pHPZC 6.3 5.2
Total acid groups (meq g− 1) 2.25 2.33
Total basic groups (meq g− 1) 0.25 0.55