US 10,888,836 B2
Extraction of target materials using CZTS sorbent
Hal Stuhler, San Mateo, FL (US); Lori Stuhler, San Mateo, FL (US); Van T. Walworth, Rockwood, TN (US); and Scott Drummond, Tuscaloosa, AL (US)
Assigned to CHEMICAL AND METAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC, Tuscaloosa, AL (US)
Filed by Chemical and Metal Technologies LLC, Tuscaloosa, AL (US)
Filed on Jun. 2, 2020, as Appl. No. 16/890,076.
Application 16/890,076 is a continuation in part of application No. 16/661,862, filed on Oct. 23, 2019, granted, now 10,730,012.
Application 16/661,862 is a continuation in part of application No. 16/042,840, filed on Jul. 23, 2018, granted, now 10,500,569.
Application 16/042,840 is a continuation in part of application No. 15/606,704, filed on May 26, 2017, granted, now 10,035,094.
Application 15/606,704 is a continuation in part of application No. 14/808,563, filed on Jul. 24, 2015, granted, now 9,675,933.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/133,791, filed on Mar. 16, 2015.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/029,041, filed on Jul. 25, 2014.
Prior Publication US 2020/0368715 A1, Nov. 26, 2020
This patent is subject to a terminal disclaimer.
Int. Cl. B01J 20/02 (2006.01); B01J 20/28 (2006.01); B01J 20/34 (2006.01); B01D 53/02 (2006.01); B01D 53/64 (2006.01); B01D 53/75 (2006.01); C02F 1/28 (2006.01); C02F 101/20 (2006.01); C02F 101/10 (2006.01)
CPC B01J 20/0266 (2013.01) [B01D 53/02 (2013.01); B01D 53/64 (2013.01); B01D 53/75 (2013.01); B01J 20/28042 (2013.01); B01J 20/34 (2013.01); C02F 1/281 (2013.01); B01D 2252/10 (2013.01); C02F 2101/105 (2013.01); C02F 2101/20 (2013.01)] 24 Claims
 
1. A method of extracting a target material from a medium, the method comprising:
contacting a copper zinc tin sulfur (CZTS) sorbent with the target material in the medium comprising the target material to form a used CZTS sorbent that comprises the target material.