publication . Article . 2012

Zinc removal from wastewater by complexation-microfiltration process

Trivunac Katarina; Sekulić Zoran; Stevanović Slavica;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2012 Journal: Journal of the Serbian Chemical Society, volume 77, pages 1,661-1,670 (issn: 0352-5139, eissn: 1820-7421, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: National Library of Serbia
As a result of its wide industrial applications, zinc has become an important contaminant in aquatic environment since it is a toxic heavy metal and some of its compounds such as zinc arsenate and zinc cyanide, may be extremely hazardous. Therefore, there is a growing need for developing simple methods capable of separating and recovering trace zinc from environmental waters. Nowadays, the ultra and microfiltration method for trace metals removal from waters by the addition of water-soluble polymers into the aqueous solutions has become a significant research area. The choice of watersoluble macroligands remains important for developing this technology. Sodium c...
free text keywords: General Chemistry, microfiltration, complexation, heavy metal ions, wastewater treatment, Chemistry, QD1-999
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