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Industrial Process Water Treatment By Adsorption

Mohd Al Hafiz Bin Ibrahim, Mohd Al Hafiz (2011) Industrial Process Water Treatment By Adsorption. Universiti Teknologi Petronas, Sri Iskandar,Tronoh,Perak. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Activated carbon was modified with sodium acetate at concentration of 10% and 15 % and used in fixed-bed column to study the adsorption of copper ions. Synthetic wastewater containing 258mg/l of copper was passed through plain activated carbon and modified activated carbon. Plain activated carbon was able to adsorb 20mg of Cu and activated carbon modified by treatment of 10% sodium acetate adsorbed 33mg of Cu. The highest adsorption capacity was found for the activated carbon modified by the treatment with 15% of sodium acetate, which adsorbed 45 mg of Cu; i.e 2.2 time as much as the polain activated carbon. After regeneration with MaOH, the activated carbon modified by the treatment with 15% sodium acetate was able to adsorb 60 mg of Cu; i.e three times as much as plain activated carbon.

Item Type: Final Year Project
Subject: T Technology > TP Chemical technology
Divisions: ?? sch_che ??
Depositing User: Users 5 not found.
Date Deposited: 11 Jan 2012 12:23
Last Modified: 25 Jan 2017 09:42
URI: http://utpedia.utp.edu.my/id/eprint/385

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