Mechanochemical destruction of tehnical Hexachlorocyclohexane with Calcium oxide


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Pelitli V., Kurt U. , Canlı O.

JOURNAL OF THE FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND ARCHITECTURE OF GAZI UNIVERSITY, vol.34, pp.962-973, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.17341/gazimmfd.460493
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF THE FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND ARCHITECTURE OF GAZI UNIVERSITY
  • Page Numbers: pp.962-973

Abstract

In the present study, we investigate the mechanochemical destruction efficiency of technical hexachlorocyclohexane (t-HCH) by planetary ball milling with calcium oxide (CaO). After the mechanochemical reaction, t-HCH amount of the residue was measured by Gas chromatography coupled electron capture detector (GC-mu ECD) and found the destruction efficiency was 99,7% after 6 h milling. The intermediate products, such as pentachlorocyclohexene (PCCH), tetrachlorobenzene (TeCBz), trichlorobenzene (TriCBz), dichlorobenzene (DCBz) and monochlorobenzene (MCBz) were detected by Headspace Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS) and the main destruction pathway of t-HCH was proposed. The results showed us the final products were amorphous carbon and waster soluble chlorine. According to the results; mechanochemical process is a promising non-combustion technology that can be used for the destruction of t-HCH in the presence of CaO.