Table 1: The effects of various solvents on specific surface areas ( ) and pore parameters.

SampleSolventCalcination temperature, °C , m2/gPore volume, cm3/gPore size, nm

W100Water100213.40.3706.2
A100Acetone10048.70.24418.2
AMEK200Acetone : methyl ethyl ketone (1 : 1)20078.70.27413.2
MEK100Methyl ethyl ketone100200.80.2775.5
MEK200Methyl ethyl ketone200183.60.2665.9
MEK300Methyl ethyl ketone300171.10.3066.4
MEK400Methyl ethyl ketone400130.10.3138.8
MEK500Methyl ethyl ketone50034.30.28833.5