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Title: Dye Removal from Aqueous Solution Using Egg Shell Powder
Other Titles: 1st International Conference on Sustainable Materials 2007 (ICoSM2007)
Authors: Azlinda, Abdul Ghani
Ragunathan, Santiagoo
Anbu Johnson, Dr.
Naimah, Ibrahim
Salsuwanda, Selamat
Keywords: Dyes and dyeing;Aqueous solution;Methylene blue (MB);Adsorption;Egg shell powder;Isotherm Model;Water -- Pollution;Dyes and dyeing -- Waste disposal
Issue Date: 9-Jun-2007
Publisher: Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP)
Series/Report no.: 1st International Conference on Sustainable Materials 2007 (ICoSM2007)
Abstract: Dyes and pigments have been used in many industries for colouration purpose. Textile industry is one of the prominent polluters releasing high concentrated effluent into the surrounding environment. Dyes contain carcinogenic materials which can pose serious hazards to aquatic life and end users of the water. Therefore, it is important to remove these pollutants from wastewater before their final disposal. This study investigates the potential of egg shell powder as a low cost adsorbent for methylene blue removal. The adsorption was carried out to study different initial methylene blue concentration using batch technique. Data were analyzed using Langmuir and Freudlich isotherm models.
Description: Organized by Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP), 9th - 12th June 2007 at Park Royal Hotel, Penang.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/1169
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