Removal of Chromium Ions from Synthetic Tannery Wastewater by using Untreated Neem Sawdust as an Adsorbent

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Volume-34 Number-1
Year of Publication : 2016
Authors : Kushwaha P., Rathore H, Pandey L.K


Kushwaha P., Rathore H, Pandey L.K"Removal of Chromium Ions from Synthetic Tannery Wastewater by using Untreated Neem Sawdust as an Adsorbent", International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), V34(1),32-34 April 2016. ISSN:2231-5381. published by seventh sense research group

Removal of chromium ions from synthetictannery wastewater was investigated by using untreated Neem Sawdust with various parameters including contact time, pH and adsorbent dosage. Neem Sawdust (NS) was the effective for removal efficiency reached 68.3% at contact time 120 minute and pH 2. The results investigated that chromium loaded Neem Sawdust (NS) biomass can be disposed off by incineration or used in furnace as a fuel. The results studied thatNeem Sawdust can be used as a good adsorbent for the removal of Cr ions. Thus, the adsorbents prepared from Neem wood could be used for removal of chromium ions from synthetic tannery wastewater.


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Adsorption, Chromium ions, Synthetic Tannery Effluent, Untreated Neem Sawdust.