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Publikācija: Low-Cost Bio-Sorbent for Wastewater Decontamination

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Publication language English (en)
Title in original language Low-Cost Bio-Sorbent for Wastewater Decontamination
Field of research 2. Engineering and technology
Sub-field of research 2.4 Chemical engineering
Authors Līga Mežmale
Valentīna Krilova
Keywords Low-cost bio-sorbent, sorption, heavy metal
Abstract A necessity of ecological standards observance compels to search new dissolution of technological processes development and more effective utilization of natural resources. Most of traditional methods for the removal and recovery of heavy metals ions from industrial wastewater are extremely expensive or inefficient, especially for a large amount of solution at relatively low concentrations. The aim of present study was testing of dietary fiber (DF) isolated from pea beans and wheat bran. Pea beans dietary fiber (PDF) and wheat bran dietary fiber (BDF) was treated as low-cost sorbent of heavy metal ions and basic dyes in different media in order to estimate the opportunity of this sorbent practical use. DF is fibril polymer consisting mainly of polysaccharides (cellulose, hemicellulose, pectin) and lignin.
Reference Mežmale, L., Krilova, V. Low-Cost Bio-Sorbent for Wastewater Decontamination. In: Проблемы недропользования: Международный форум-конкурс молодых ученых: Сборник научных трудов. Часть II, Russia, Санкт-Петербург, 20-22 April, 2011. Санкт-Петербург: Санкт-Петербургский горный институт имени Г.В.Плеханова, 2011, pp.136-138. ISBN 978-5-94211-506-7.
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