"STUDY OF LEAD SORPTION FROM AQUEOUS SOLUTIONS ON CALCIUM ALGINATE BEADS ENTRAPMENT USING CHAETOCEROS GRACILIS MICRO ALGAE"

Authors

N. Swarna Latha, K. Raghu Babu, Professor
Department of Engineering Chemistry, AU College of Engineering, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, INDIA 

Ch.V.R.Murthy, Professor, Dr CH. A. I. Raju
Department of Chemical Engineering AU College of Engineering, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, INDIA

Abstract

Hefty metal contamination addresses a genuine natural issue because of harmful impacts of metals, their hardheadedness and ensuing tirelessness. Among the weighty metals, lead is a typical contamination in effluents from enterprises, for example, electroplating, metal preparing and mining. The quest for more current strategies for expulsion of poisonous metals from wastewaters has focused on sorption. The fundamental goal of this investigation was to consider the sorption of lead metal particles by utilizing Chaetocerosgracilismicro algae. The impact of different boundaries, like pH (2- 8), Contact time (1-180 min), sorbent dosage(10-60 g/L), Initial Lead fixation (20-200 mg/L), Temperature (283-323 0C) were explored. Under this examination the greatest sorption limit of Lead (%) is seen at the ideal states of pH 6.0, Contact time 60 min, Biosorbent measurements 30 g/L, Initial lead fixation 20 mg/L, Temperature 3030C.