Reducing the Content of Metal Ions from Mine Water by Using Converter Sludge
AbstractThe aim of this paper was to study of utilization of converter sludge waste as a sorbent. The sorbent was utilized to reduce the content of manganese, cobalt, and nickel ions from mine water. Sorbent utilized in this work was obtained from the metallurgical industry from a process of gas treatment in an oxygen converter. Converter sludge was characterized by X-ray diffraction, Scanning Electron Microscope, X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy, Specific Surface Area and Particle Size. Sorption experiments were conducted in a batch mode by using the real mine water. The impact of pH and contact time on the pollutant removal efficiency was observed. The sorption kinetics were evaluated with pseudo-first and pseudo-second order kinetic models. For the tested materials, the highest level of mine water purification was achieved; thus, the mine water could be discharged into the watercourse. The results of this study indicate that the application of metallurgical waste as a sorbent is highly effective for the treatment of multicomponent mine water. View Full-Text
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Rozumová, L.; Prehradná, J. Reducing the Content of Metal Ions from Mine Water by Using Converter Sludge. Water 2018, 10, 38.
Rozumová L, Prehradná J. Reducing the Content of Metal Ions from Mine Water by Using Converter Sludge. Water. 2018; 10(1):38.Chicago/Turabian Style
Rozumová, Lucia; Prehradná, Jana. 2018. "Reducing the Content of Metal Ions from Mine Water by Using Converter Sludge." Water 10, no. 1: 38.
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