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Front. Environ. Sci. Eng.    2018, Vol. 12 Issue (1) : 7     https://doi.org/10.1007/s11783-018-1013-3
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Accelerated degradation of orange G over a wide pH range in the presence of FeVO4
Xiaoxia Ou1(), Jianfang Yan2, Fengjie Zhang1, Chunhua Zhang1
1. College of Environmental and Resource Sciences, Dalian Nationalities University, Dalian 116600, China
2. College of Life Science, Dalian Nationalities University, Dalian 116600, China
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Abstract

The applicability of FeVO4 extended the optimum pH range for heterogeneous Fenton process towards neutral conditions.

The datas for the removal of OG in FeVO4 systems conform to the Langmuir–Hinshelwood model.

The irradiation of FeVO4 by visible light significantly increases the degradation rate of OG due to the enhanced rates of the iron and vanadium cycles.

In this study, FeVO4 was prepared and used as Fenton-like catalyst to degrade orange G (OG) dye. The removal of OG in an aqueous solution containing 0.5 g·L-1 FeVO4 and 15 mmol·L-1 hydrogen peroxide at pH 7.0 reached 93.2%. Similar rates were achieved at pH 5.7 (k = 0.0471 min-1), pH 7.0 (k = 0.0438 min-1), and pH 7.7 (k = 0.0434 min-1). The FeVO4 catalyst successfully overcomes the problem faced in the heterogeneous Fenton process, i.e., the narrow working pH range. The data for the removal of OG in FeVO4 systems containing H2O2 conform to the Langmuir–Hinshelwood model (R2 = 0.9988), indicating that adsorption and surface reaction are the two basic mechanisms for OG removal in the FeVO4–H2O2 system. Furthermore, the irradiation of FeVO4 by visible light significantly increases the degradation rate of OG, which is attributed to the enhanced rates of the iron cycles and vanadium cycles.

Keywords Azo dye      Degradation      FeVO4      Kinetics      Advanced oxidation processes     
This article is part of themed collection: Advanced Treatment Technology for Industrial Wastewaters (Responsible Editors: Junfeng Niu & Hongbin Cao)
Corresponding Authors: Xiaoxia Ou   
Issue Date: 05 January 2018
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Xiaoxia Ou,Jianfang Yan,Fengjie Zhang, et al. Accelerated degradation of orange G over a wide pH range in the presence of FeVO4[J]. Front. Environ. Sci. Eng., 2018, 12(1): 7.
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Fig.1  (a) Orange G (OG) removalvs time (b) total organic carbon (TOC) removal vs FeVO4 concentration after 1 h reaction. [OG]0 =20 mg·L-1, [H2O2]0 = 15 mmol·L-1, and pH= 7.0±0.1
Fig.2  (a) OG removal vs time and(b) TOC removal vs H2O2 concentration after reaction for 1 h, 2h and 3h. [OG]0 = 20 mg·L-1, [FeVO4]0 = 0.5 g·L-1, and pH= 7.0±0.1
Fig.3  The effect of initial OGconcentrations: (a) Pseudo-first-order kinetics; (b) reciprocal ofthe pseudo-first-order rate constant vs the initial concentrationof OG. [FeVO4]0 = 0.5 g·L-1, [H2O2] 0 = 15 mmol·L-1, and pH= 7.0±0.1
Fig.4  Effect of pH on the degradationof OG (a) and k vs pH (b). [FeVO4]0 = 0.5 g·L-1, [H2O2] 0 = 15 mmol·L-1, and [OG]0 = 20 mg·L-1
Fig.5  Effect of visible light irradiationon the degradation of OG. [OG]0 = 20 mg·L-1, [FeVO4]0 = 0.5 g·L-1, and [H2O2]0 = 15 mmol·L-1
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