- About Us
- Career Center
- Nano-Social Network
- Nano Consulting
- My Account
July 13th, 2009
Stopping chemical dye waste from polluting rivers and waterways could be much easier in future, thanks to a cheap and recyclable metal oxide cleaning system developed by researchers in the US and China.
The process uses a novel nanostructured material that can suck dye molecules out of wastewater like a sponge. Made from nickel oxide, it can then be heated in an oven to burn off the dye molecules - allowing the material to be reused.
'In China, about 1.6 billion tons of dye-containing wastewater is produced every year, but only a small proportion of this is recycled,' says Juncheng Hu, who worked on the Chinese side of the project at the South-Central University for Nationalities in Wuhan.
|Related News Press|
Quantum networks: Back and forth are not equal distances! July 28th, 2015
Nanopaper as an optical sensing platform July 23rd, 2015
Iranian Scientists Use Gas Sensor to Detect Hydrogen July 14th, 2015
Global Nano-water Machine Industry 2015 Market Research Report July 23rd, 2015
Can graphene make the world’s water clean? July 13th, 2015
Nanomembranes Boost Efficiency in Wastewater Treatment July 12th, 2015