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Table 1 Comparison of the oil absorption capacity of some recently reported oil sorbent and the samples prepared in this study taking diesel oil for example

From: Preparation of a new superhydrophobic/superoleophilic corn straw fiber used as an oil absorbent for selective absorption of oil from water

Oil Oil sorbent Oil adsorption capacity (g/g) References
Diesel Corn straw fiber 17.5 This study
Peat sorb 2.7 (Ribeiro et al. 2003)
Sugi bark 16.5 (Saito et al. 2003)
Cotton 41 (Liu et al. 2014)
Corn straw fiber 18 (Zang et al. 2016)
Sawdust 11.5 (Gan et al. 2016)