publication . Article . 2014

Fluoride Removal From Drinking Water by Electrocoagulation Using Iron and Aluminum Electrodes

Afshin Takdastan; Saeed Emami Tabar; Abdolkazem Neisi; Azadeh Eslami;
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  • Published: 01 Jul 2014 Journal: Jundishapur Journal of Health Sciences, volume 6, issue 3 (issn: 2252-0627, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences
Background Existence of fluoride in drinking water above the permissible level causes human skeletal fluorosis. Objectives Electrocoagulation by iron and aluminum electrodes was proposed for removing fluoride from drinking water. Materials and Methods Effects of different operating conditions such as treatment time, initial pH, applied voltage, type and number of electrodes, the spaces between aluminum and iron electrodes, and energy consumption during electrocoagulation were investigated in the batch reactor. Variable concentrations of fluoride solution were prepared by mixing proper amounts of sodium fluoride with deionized water. Results Experimental results ...
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free text keywords: lcsh:Medicine (General), lcsh:R5-920, Fluoride, chemistry.chemical_compound, chemistry, Electrode, Inorganic chemistry, Electrocoagulation, medicine.medical_treatment, medicine, Aluminum electrode
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