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The powder form of tricalcium phosphate (TCP) causes the significant pressure drop which limits its application under field conditions. To trounce such technological troubles and to enhance the defluoridation capacity (DC) of TCP, chitosan (CS) encapsulated TCP polymeric composite was prepared by dispersing TCP particles into chitosan polymeric matrix to produce tricalcium phosphate/chitosan (TCPCS) composite which could be made into any desirable form. The synthesized TCPCS composite possesses an enhanced DC of 1034 mgF/kg than the individual components viz., TCP and chitosan which has got the DC of 490 and 52 mgF/kg respectively. The prepared adsorbents were characterized by FTIR, SEM and EDAX analysis. The various physico-chemical properties such as contact time, solution pH, co-anions and temperature were optimized to get maximum defluoridation. The equilibrium and kinetic experiments were conducted for the adsorbents toward fluoride removal. The practical applicability of TCPCS composite was examined at field condition.
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Name: International journal of biological macromolecules
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A sodium fluoride solution, paste or powder, which has been acidulated to pH 3 to 4 and buffered with a phosphate. It is used in the prevention of dental caries.
Adhesives used to fix prosthetic devices to bones and to cement bone to bone in difficult fractures. Synthetic resins are commonly used as cements. A mixture of monocalcium phosphate, monohydrate, alpha-tricalcium phosphate, and calcium carbonate with a sodium phosphate solution is also a useful bone paste.
Calcium fluoride. Occurring in nature as the mineral fluorite or fluorspar. It is the primary source of fluorine and its compounds. Pure calcium fluoride is used as a catalyst in dehydration and dehydrogenation and is used to fluoridate drinking water. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)
A source of inorganic fluoride which is used topically to prevent dental caries.
Inorganic fluorides of tin. They include both stannic fluoride (tin tetrafluoride) and stannous fluoride (tin difluoride). The latter is used in the prevention of dental caries.