Year 2014, Volume 38 , Issue 2, Pages 159 - 166 2014-02-01

Pilot plant studies for the removal of heavy metals from industrial wastewater using adsorbents
Pilot plant studies for the removal of heavy metals from industrial wastewater using adsorbents

SEYED AHMAD MIRBAGHERI [1] , NADER BIGLARIJOO [2] , MEYSAM KEYHAN NEJAD [3]


Due to carcinogenic and toxic effects of heavy metals on the environment and living beings, the necessity of proper removal systems for these harmful elements is obvious. Additionally, conventional methods in wastewater treatment are mainly biological; therefore, removal of heavy metals should occur by using adsorbents. In this study, activated carbon along with other cheap and available materials such as sawdust and bentonite in seven different adsorbent mixtures is applied to remove heavy metals from wastewater. Wastewater was applied to the system with a flow rate of $0.2\, \frac{L}{min}$. Assuming fixed pH, biochemical oxygen demand, chemical oxygen demand, and total suspended solids, amounts of Fe, Mn, Cu, Al, and Mg from the wastewater were measured. Finally, adsorption capacity results were analyzed according to Langmuir and Freundlich theories for each mixture of adsorbents. Based on the results, sawdust is introduced as a desirable adsorbent for most heavy metals. For each element, an optimized adsorbent is also suggested, which, due to similar atomic and cationic properties, can be generalized for other similar elements.
Due to carcinogenic and toxic effects of heavy metals on the environment and living beings, the necessity of proper removal systems for these harmful elements is obvious. Additionally, conventional methods in wastewater treatment are mainly biological; therefore, removal of heavy metals should occur by using adsorbents. In this study, activated carbon along with other cheap and available materials such as sawdust and bentonite in seven different adsorbent mixtures is applied to remove heavy metals from wastewater. Wastewater was applied to the system with a flow rate of $0.2\, \frac{L}{min}$. Assuming fixed pH, biochemical oxygen demand, chemical oxygen demand, and total suspended solids, amounts of Fe, Mn, Cu, Al, and Mg from the wastewater were measured. Finally, adsorption capacity results were analyzed according to Langmuir and Freundlich theories for each mixture of adsorbents. Based on the results, sawdust is introduced as a desirable adsorbent for most heavy metals. For each element, an optimized adsorbent is also suggested, which, due to similar atomic and cationic properties, can be generalized for other similar elements.
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Author: SEYED AHMAD MIRBAGHERI

Author: NADER BIGLARIJOO

Author: MEYSAM KEYHAN NEJAD

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Publication Date : February 1, 2014

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APA MIRBAGHERI, S , BIGLARIJOO, N , NEJAD, M . (2014). Pilot plant studies for the removal of heavy metals from industrial wastewater using adsorbents. Turkish Journal of Engineering and Environmental Sciences , 38 (2) , 159-166 . DOI: 10.3906/muh-1404-18
MLA MIRBAGHERI, S , BIGLARIJOO, N , NEJAD, M . "Pilot plant studies for the removal of heavy metals from industrial wastewater using adsorbents". Turkish Journal of Engineering and Environmental Sciences 38 (2014 ): 159-166 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/tbtkengineering/issue/12203/145606>
Chicago MIRBAGHERI, S , BIGLARIJOO, N , NEJAD, M . "Pilot plant studies for the removal of heavy metals from industrial wastewater using adsorbents". Turkish Journal of Engineering and Environmental Sciences 38 (2014 ): 159-166
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ISNAD MIRBAGHERI, SEYED AHMAD , BIGLARIJOO, NADER , NEJAD, MEYSAM KEYHAN . "Pilot plant studies for the removal of heavy metals from industrial wastewater using adsorbents". Turkish Journal of Engineering and Environmental Sciences 38 / 2 (February 2014): 159-166 . https://doi.org/10.3906/muh-1404-18
AMA MIRBAGHERI S , BIGLARIJOO N , NEJAD M . Pilot plant studies for the removal of heavy metals from industrial wastewater using adsorbents. Turkish Journal of Engineering and Environmental Sciences. 2014; 38(2): 159-166.
Vancouver MIRBAGHERI S , BIGLARIJOO N , NEJAD M . Pilot plant studies for the removal of heavy metals from industrial wastewater using adsorbents. Turkish Journal of Engineering and Environmental Sciences. 2014; 38(2): 166-159.

Authors of the Article
SEYED AHMAD MIRBAGHERI [1]
NADER BIGLARIJOO [2]
MEYSAM KEYHAN NEJAD [3]