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Studies on defluoridation of groundwater by aluminium modified bentonite clay, as a potential adsorbent

Author Affiliations

  • 1PG & Research Department of Chemistry, Jamal Mohamed College, Trichy 620020, Tamilnadu, India
  • 2PG & Research Department of Chemistry, Jamal Mohamed College, Trichy 620020, Tamilnadu, India
  • 3Department of Chemistry, K. Ramakrishnan College of Technology, Trichy 621112, Tamilnadu, India

Int. Res. J. Environment Sci., Volume 6, Issue (3), Pages 50-57, March,22 (2017)

Abstract

The aim of this present study is targeted to decide the fluoride removal capacity of Aluminium modified bentonite (Al-bent) clay as well asbentonite (bent) clay material. The bentonite clay was collected and dried in an oven at 1200C for 24hrs. The Al-Bent clay was prepared by 300ml of 10% solution of Al2SO4.18H2O was mixed with 500 gram of bentonite clay and dried in an oven at 120&

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