Activated Carbon Fiber and Textiles - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780081006603, 9780081006788

Activated Carbon Fiber and Textiles

1st Edition

Editors: Jonathan Chen
eBook ISBN: 9780081006788
Hardcover ISBN: 9780081006603
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 25th August 2016
Page Count: 362
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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles
  • Section A: Fundamentals of Carbonized and Activated Carbon
    • 1: Introduction
      • Abstract
      • 1.1 Brief history of activated carbon materials
      • 1.2 Industrial and scientific matrix for ACF materials
      • 1.3 Production cost: ACF versus GAC
      • 1.4 Present market and future development
      • 1.5 Conclusion
    • 2: Materials for activated carbon fiber synthesis
      • Abstract
      • 2.1 Introduction
      • 2.2 Polymeric precursors
      • 2.3 Polymer pyrolysis
      • 2.4 ACF structure
      • 2.5 Conclusion
    • 3: Carbon fiber spinning
      • Abstract
      • Acknowledgments
      • 3.1 Carbon fiber spinning
      • 3.2 Post-spinning modification
      • 3.3 Pyrolysis process
      • 3.4 Activated carbon fibers prepared from biomass raw materials
      • 3.5 Summary
    • 4: Carbonization and activation for production of activated carbon fibers
      • Abstract
      • 4.1 Introduction
      • 4.2 ACF industry
      • 4.3 Stabilization/pretreatment processes
      • 4.4 Carbonization process
      • 4.5 Activation process
      • 4.6 Modification process
      • 4.7 Major ACF products
      • 4.8 Future trends
      • 4.9 Conclusions
  • Section B: Properties of Activated Carbon Fibers
    • 5: Adsorption properties of activated carbon fibers
      • Abstract
      • 5.1 Introduction
      • 5.2 Principles of adsorption and desorption
      • 5.3 Measurement methods in adsorption
      • 5.4 Surface properties of ACF
      • 5.5 Adsorption properties of ACFs
      • 5.6 Conclusions and future scope
    • 6: Mechanical properties of activated carbon fibers
      • Abstract
      • 6.1 The common characteristics of ACF's mechanical behavior
      • 6.2 Influencing factors of ACF's mechanical properties
      • 6.3 The mechanical properties of ACF products
      • 6.4 Methods for improving the mechanical performance of ACF products
      • 6.5 Future trends in improvement of ACF mechanical properties
      • 6.6 Conclusions
    • 7: Electrical and thermal properties of activated carbon fibers
      • Abstract
      • 7.1 Electrical and thermal properties of different activated carbon fiber types
      • 7.2 Improving electrical and thermal properties
      • 7.3 Testing methods for electrical and thermal properties of ACF
      • 7.4 Conclusion
    • 8: Sound absorptive properties of activated carbon fibers
      • Abstract
      • 8.1 Introduction
      • 8.2 The influence of technological conditions on properties of ACF
      • 8.3 Testing method for sound absorption of ACF
      • 8.4 Sound absorption properties of ACF
      • 8.5 Future trends
      • 8.6 Conclusion
  • Section C: Applications of Activated Carbon Fiber Textiles
    • 9: Activated carbon filters for filtration–adsorption
      • Abstract
      • 9.1 Introduction
      • 9.2 Gas filtration
      • 9.3 Liquid filtration
      • 9.4 Future trends
      • 9.5 Conclusions
    • 10: Activated carbon fiber for environmental protection
      • Abstract
      • Acknowledgments
      • 10.1 Introduction
      • 10.2 Environmental applications of ACF
      • 10.3 Future trends
      • 10.4 Conclusions
    • 11: Activated carbon fiber for energy storage
      • Abstract
      • 11.1 Energy storage devices
      • 11.2 Supercapacitors
      • 11.3 Fuel cells
      • 11.4 Future trends
      • 11.5 Conclusion
    • 12: Activated carbon fibers for gas storage
      • Abstract
      • 12.1 Introduction
      • 12.2 Fiber performance: General observations on structure and texture factors that control fiber performance
      • 12.3 Modeling
      • 12.4 Manufacture and properties of ACF-based monoliths for NG storage
      • 12.5 Conclusions
      • 12.6 Further work and future trends
  • Index

Description

Activated Carbon Fiber and Textiles provides systematic coverage of the fundamentals, properties, and current and emerging applications of carbon fiber textiles in a single volume, providing industry professionals and academics working in the field with a broader understanding of these materials. Part I discusses carbon fiber principles and production, including precursors and pyrolysis, carbon fiber spinning, and carbonization and activation. Part II provides more detailed analysis of the key properties of carbon fiber textiles, including their thermal, acoustic, electrical, adsorption, and mechanical behaviors. The final section covers applications of carbon fiber such as filtration, energy protection, and energy and gas storage.

Key Features

  • Features input from an editor who is an expert in his field: Professor Jonathan Chen has a wealth of experience in the area of activated carbon fiber materials
  • Provides systematic and comprehensive coverage of the key aspects of activated carbon fiber textiles, from their principles, processing, and properties to their industrial applications
  • Offers up-to-date coverage of new technology for the fiber and textiles industries
  • Covers applications such as filtration, energy protection, and energy and gas storage

Readership

R&D managers and other industry professionals seeking to expand their knowledge of carbon fiber processing, properties and applications. Academics and postgraduate students working in the field of applied fiber science


Details

No. of pages:
362
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Woodhead Publishing 2017
Published:
Imprint:
Woodhead Publishing
eBook ISBN:
9780081006788
Hardcover ISBN:
9780081006603

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About the Editors

Jonathan Chen Editor

Dr Jonathan Chen is a Professor and Laboratory Director in the program of Textiles and Clothing in the School of Human Ecology at UT Austin. He is engaged in research into the fabrication and characterization of activated carbon fiber materials for end uses in protective garments, water/air filtration, bio- and chemical-contaminant cleanup, and noise absorption and insulation. Dr. Chen is a senior member of the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC), member of the American Chemical Society, and member of the Textile Institute.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Texas, Austin, USA