Flotation in Water and Wastewater Treatment
AbstractFlotation constitutes a separation process that originated from mineral processing. Nowadays, wider applications have been found and compared to flotation for water and wastewater treatment. Stress in the present review paper was mainly applied to heavy metal ions recovery by flotation and the respective mechanism followed, being either ion, precipitate, or sorptive flotation. In the latter case, the use of adsorbents is included (such as powdered activated carbon, zeolites, and goethite), as well as various biosorbents. The flotation of the following metals was reviewed: copper, zinc, nickel, lead, iron, chromium, arsenic, gold, and others. The bubble generation method could be applied for typical dispersed-air flotation column, electroflotation, or dissolved-air flotation; the latter being the most appropriate established technique in water treatment. The role of particle size (for example, studying flotation of salt-type mineral fines) was also examined. View Full-Text
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Kyzas, G.Z.; Matis, K.A. Flotation in Water and Wastewater Treatment. Processes 2018, 6, 116.
Kyzas GZ, Matis KA. Flotation in Water and Wastewater Treatment. Processes. 2018; 6(8):116.Chicago/Turabian Style
Kyzas, George Z.; Matis, Kostas A. 2018. "Flotation in Water and Wastewater Treatment." Processes 6, no. 8: 116.
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