Removal of Pb(II), Ni(II) and Cu(II) metal ions from industrial wastewater by nanocomposite hydrogel base starch

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Removal of Pb(II), Ni(II) and Cu(II) metal ions from industrial wastewater by nanocomposite hydrogel base starch

Zahra Alimardan, Massome Darabi
J. Bio. Env. Sci.6( 1), 489-493, January 2015.
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In this paper, nanocomposite hydrogel was synthesized by copolymerization of acrylamide with starch by using potassium persulfate (KPS) as free radical initiator, methylenbisacrylamid (MBA) as cross linker and nano hematite(nano Fe2O3). The nanocomposite hydrogel structure was confirmed by fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR) and scanning electron microscopy (SEM). Then nanocomposite hydrogel synthesized was used to remove of Pb(II) and Ni(II) metal ions from industrial wastewater and effect pH was investigated on absorbtion metals.


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