Removal Effect of Odor Gases Generated in Foaming Process of Shoes Insole with Addition of Self Actuated Photocatalyst Prepared by Sol-gel Method

  • Received : 2015.05.06
  • Accepted : 2015.05.26
  • Published : 2015.06.30


A self actuated photocatalyst $Weltouch^{(R)}$ used to the remove the odor gases generated in the foaming process of shoes insole was prepared by sol-gel method and studied its property. Specially, with mixing $Weltouch^{(R)}$ in the foaming process of shoes insole, the physical functionality such as specific gravity, hardness, elongation, compression set was studied. The physical functionality of shoes insole was no variation by added $Weltouch^{(R)}$. The odor gases generated in the foaming process of shoes insole was detected to be reduced to 60~80% by self actuated photocataylst $Weltouch^{(R)}$ even in the dark conditions, which was observed for both anatase and rutile phase.


Supported by : 청주대학교


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