CHARACTERIZATION OF TiO2/ALGINATE SCREENPRINTING FILMS

  • M.A. Soto-Borbón Departamento de Ing. Química y Metalurgia, Universidad de Sonora
  • V.M. Sánchez-Corrales Departamento de Ing. Química y Metalurgia, Universidad de Sonora
  • M.E. Trujillo-Camacho
Keywords: photocatalysis, TiO2, alginate, screen printing

Abstract

In this paper we report the characterization of screen printing films formed by TiO2 and a natural polymer (alginate) supported on glass substrates; in order to take advantage of the adhesive/adsorbents biopolymer properties, achieve a better semiconductor dispersion and a better adhesion to the substrate. The analysis of this material was accomplished by structural characterization of chemical and optical films of TiO2/alginato composites prepared in a ratio 90/10 by weight, by employing techniques such as profilometry, XRD, SEM, EDS, FT-IR and UV-Vis. When applied to the removal of Methyl Violet 2B (MV-2B) and Safranin O dyes, these films exhibited the same performance as TiO2 alone.

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Published
2020-02-10
How to Cite
Soto-Borbón, M., Sánchez-Corrales, V., & Trujillo-Camacho, M. (2020). CHARACTERIZATION OF TiO2/ALGINATE SCREENPRINTING FILMS. Revista Mexicana De Ingeniería Química, 13(1), 227-236. Retrieved from http://rmiq.org/ojs311/index.php/rmiq/article/view/1315
Section
Catalysis, kinetics and reactors

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