Removal of Lead from Aqueous Solution Using Black Liquor - A Pulp Mill Waste
International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
www.ijsr.net | Open Access | Fully Refereed | Peer Reviewed International Journal

ISSN: 2319-7064



Downloads: 117

Research Paper | Chemistry | India | Volume 3 Issue 6, June 2014

Removal of Lead from Aqueous Solution Using Black Liquor - A Pulp Mill Waste

Anuja Agarwal, Babita Kapil

Adsorption appears to offer the best prospects for overall treatment of waste water as the process is useful for a broad range of substances and is normally excepted to be reversible so that regeneration of the adsorbent with resultant economy of operation may be possible. Lignin; an adsorbent obtained by precipitating it with concentrated hydrochloric acid from black liquor; a by product formed after digestion of mixed wood during pulping which was managed from a pulp mill in northern India. Lignin is inexpensive; mostly non-toxic; and also available in large quantities so it was investigated as a replacement for the current expensive methods of removing lead; a toxic and hazardous metal. The toxicity symptoms are mild anemia; brain damage; vomiting; lose of appetite; convulsions; uncoordinated body movements and stupor; eventually producing coma and death when lead accumulation is greater than 500 mg. Adsorption studies on lignin have been performed to remove lead from water as a function of equilibrium time; temperatures; pH; concentration and particle size of lignin. The data fits very well into Langmuir model. The Langmuir constants have been evaluated. Low desorption results are observed with a number of desorbing solutions. Adsorption kinetics has also studied by batch method and kinetic data suggests that the rate determining step is diffusion through the particle. Kinetic parameters like diffusion coefficient; activation of energy and entropy of activation have also evaluated. Studies proved that bio adsorbent lignin has good potential as an adsorbent for removing lead metal ions from water and waste water. It acts as a good scavenger of lead metal and the capacity of this adsorbent is quite significant.

Keywords: Lignin, adsorbent, isotherm, pH, diffusion

Edition: Volume 3 Issue 6, June 2014

Pages: 2047 - 2050

Share this Article

How to Cite this Article?

Anuja Agarwal, Babita Kapil, "Removal of Lead from Aqueous Solution Using Black Liquor - A Pulp Mill Waste", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=21061403, Volume 3 Issue 6, June 2014, 2047 - 2050

Enter Your Email Address


Click below to Watch Video Lecture of Above Article

Share this Video Lecture



Similar Articles with Keyword 'Lignin'

Downloads: 119

Research Paper, Chemistry, Nigeria, Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017

Pages: 899 - 903

Assessment of the Proximate and Mineral Compositions of Acacia ataxacantha Leaves

Janet M. Daben, Dayil A. Dashak, Olakotun Praise, Esther Ogbole, Miriam A. Agba

Share this Article

Downloads: 136

Research Paper, Chemistry, Egypt, Volume 5 Issue 2, February 2016

Pages: 179 - 184

Effect of Temperature and Time on the Kraft Pulping of Egyptian Bagasse

Mohamed Bassiouni Morsy Ghazy

Share this Article

Similar Articles with Keyword 'adsorbent'

Downloads: 0

Research Paper, Chemistry, India, Volume 10 Issue 5, May 2021

Pages: 1173 - 1175

Removal of Heavy Metal Copper (II) from Aqueous Solution Using Chemically Modified Orange Peel

Kumar Joshi, Yashkumar Satasiya, Akash Patel, Momin Mustufa

Share this Article

Downloads: 1

Research Paper, Chemistry, India, Volume 4 Issue 2, February 2015

Pages: 2040 - 2044

Kinetics and Equilibrium Studies on the Removal of Direct Blue Dye Using Activated Carbon from Phyllanthus Reticulatus (Black Honey)

G. Kavitha, V. Venkateswaran

Share this Article

Similar Articles with Keyword 'isotherm'

Downloads: 1

Research Paper, Chemistry, India, Volume 4 Issue 2, February 2015

Pages: 2040 - 2044

Kinetics and Equilibrium Studies on the Removal of Direct Blue Dye Using Activated Carbon from Phyllanthus Reticulatus (Black Honey)

G. Kavitha, V. Venkateswaran

Share this Article

Downloads: 34

Research Paper, Chemistry, India, Volume 10 Issue 2, February 2021

Pages: 1543 - 1548

Removal of Ni (II) from Aqueous Solution by Fly Ash, Kinetic and Equilibrium Studies

Pragya Khandelwal, Pooja Soni, Shweta Saxena

Share this Article

Similar Articles with Keyword 'pH'

Downloads: 53

Research Paper, Chemistry, Nigeria, Volume 2 Issue 3, March 2013

Pages: 457 - 459

Selenium Content in some Brands of Bottled Beer Marketed in Makurdi Town Benue State, Nigeria

A. D. Oklo, R. Sha'Ato, K. Asemave, C.Mkurzurum

Share this Article

Downloads: 127

Research Paper, Chemistry, India, Volume 5 Issue 5, May 2016

Pages: 2066 - 2070

Comparative Study of the Antiurolithiatic Activity of Plant Hydroalcoholic Extract of Argemone mexicana, Cissus javana DC and Garcinia pendunculata

O. Ibopishak Singh, A. Bimola Devi

Share this Article

Similar Articles with Keyword 'diffusion'

Downloads: 124

Research Paper, Chemistry, United Kingdom, Volume 4 Issue 1, January 2015

Pages: 1527 - 1529

Antibacterial Studies of Leucine Complexes of Fe (III) and Cu (II)

K. Asemave, B. A. Anhwange, T. J. Anom

Share this Article

Downloads: 1

Research Paper, Chemistry, India, Volume 4 Issue 2, February 2015

Pages: 2040 - 2044

Kinetics and Equilibrium Studies on the Removal of Direct Blue Dye Using Activated Carbon from Phyllanthus Reticulatus (Black Honey)

G. Kavitha, V. Venkateswaran

Share this Article



Top