Removal of Heavy Metals from Industrial Dye Effluent using Poly (N-tert-butyl acrylamide-co-Acrylamide/Maleic acid) Ferrogels

Authors(2) :-M. Venkatesan, P. Pazhanisamy

In this paper, poly (N-tert -butylacrylamide-co-acrylamide/Maleic acid)ferrogels were prepared by in situ polymerization using NTB,AM and Maleic acid monomers in aqueous Methanol medium at 60o C . In the next step, Magnetic Fe3O4 particle was formed in the hydrogel via co-precipitation of Fe2+ and Fe3+ ions in alkaline medium at 70C. Ferrogel adsorbs all type of heavy metals. Both the concentration of magnetic particles and cross linking density of the ferrogel plays an essential role in the adsorption. The adsorption rates for heavy metals are slow during first two minutes and it increases after 10 to 15 minutes.

Authors and Affiliations

M. Venkatesan
Research and Development Centre, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, India
P. Pazhanisamy
Department of Chemistry, Sir Theagaraya College, Chennai, India

NTB, Maleic Acid, Acrylamide, Ferrogel Adsorbs , Polyacrylic Acid ,ICPMS

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 4 | Issue 1 | January-February 2018
Date of Publication : 2018-02-28
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 1031-1036
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET1841157
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

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M. Venkatesan, P. Pazhanisamy , " Removal of Heavy Metals from Industrial Dye Effluent using Poly (N-tert-butyl acrylamide-co-Acrylamide/Maleic acid) Ferrogels, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 4, Issue 1, pp.1031-1036, January-February-2018.
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