9th International Science Congress (ISC-2019).  International E-publication: Publish Projects, Dissertation, Theses, Books, Souvenir, Conference Proceeding with ISBN.  International E-Bulletin: Information/News regarding: Academics and Research

Zeolite as Adsorbent for the Removal of Nickel

Author Affiliations

  • 1LIT, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur, MH, INDIA
  • 2 Department of Chemistry, Dr. Ambedkar College, Deekshaboomi, Nagpur, INDIA
  • 3 Department of Chemistry, Institute of Science, Civil lines, Nagpur, INDIA

Res. J. Recent Sci., Volume 4, Issue (3), Pages 48-51, March,2 (2015)

Abstract

Fly ash based zeolite was synthesized by a modification in the alkaline fusion. The potential of this zeolite as an adsorbent has been evaluated by carrying out batch experiments for the removal of nickel. Characterisation of zeolite was done. Adsorption efficiency was estimated by considering different parameters such as concentration, amount of zeolite, pH, contact time and temperature. The Freundlich and Langmuir isotherm model describes the equilibrium well.

References

  1. Wang S. and Wu H., Environmental-benign utilisation of fly ash as low-cost adsorbents, J. Hazard. Mater, 136 (3),482-501 (2006)
  2. Senapati M.R., Fly ash from thermal power plants: Waste management and overview, Current Science, 100 (12),25 (2011)
  3. Holler H. and Wirsching U., Zeolite formation from fly ash, Fortschr. Miner, (63) 21-43 (1985)
  4. Querol X., Plana F., Alastuey A., Lopez-Soler A, Andres J M, Juan R, Ferrer P and Ruiz C R, A fast method of recycling fly ash : Microwave assisted zeolite synthesis, Environ. Sci. Technol., (31) 2527-2532 (1997b)
  5. Escudero R., Espinoza E. and Tavera F.J., Precipitation of Lead Species in a Pb: H2O System, Research Journal of Recent Sciences,2(9), 1-4 (2013)
  6. Jha Vinay Kumar, Nagae Masahiro., Mastuda Motohide and Miyake Michihiro., Zeolite formation from coal fly ash and heavy metal ion removal characteristics of thus obtained Zeolite X in multi-metal systems, Journal of Environmental Management, 90(8), 2507-2514 (2009)
  7. Alinnor T., Adsorption of heavy metal ions from aqueous solution by fly ash, Fuel, 86, 853-857 (2007)
  8. Pandey P.K., Sharma S.K. and Sambi S.S., Kinetic and equilibrium study of chromium adsorption on zeolite NaX, International journal Environmental Science Technology, 7(2), 395-404 (2010)
  9. Wang Yanxin., Guo Yonglong., Zhihua Y.,Hesheng C. And Querol X., Synthesis of zeolite using fly ash and their application in removing heavy metals from waters,Science in China, 46 (9), 967-976 (2003)
  10. Arumugam A. and Ponnusami V., Modified SBA-15 synthesized using sugarcane leaf ash for nickel adsorption, Indian Journal of Chemical Technology, 20,101-105 (2013)
  11. Babel S. and Kurniawan T.A., Low cost adsorbents for heavy metals uptake from contaminated water: A review, J. Hazard. Mater., B97, 219-243 (2003)
  12. Musyoka N.M., Petrik L., Balfour G., Natasha M., Gitari W. and Mabovu B., International Mine Conference Proceeding, South Africa, 680-687, 19th 23rd October (2009)
  13. Udhoji J.S., Bansiwal A.K., Meshram S.U. and RayaluS.S., Improvement in optical brightness of fly ash based zeolite-A for use as detergent builder, Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research 64, 367-371 (2005)