Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors
Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button

Home > Press > 3-Dimensional Polymers Used to Adsorb Toxic Ions in Industrial Wastewaters

Abstract:
Three-dimensional polymers used to adsorb toxic heavy metals were synthesized by Iranian researchers from Orumiya University.

3-Dimensional Polymers Used to Adsorb Toxic Ions in Industrial Wastewaters

Terhan, Iran | Posted on August 6th, 2013

These polymers have been modified from poly(styrene-alternative-maleic acid), and they have highly good capacity to eliminate the abovementioned metals from aqueous solutions.

Industrial wastewater polluted by toxic chemicals is one of the concerns for the industrial cities. Due to the wide application of metallic compounds as catalysts or as a semi-conductor in electronic devices, more water reservoirs are polluted with these toxic metallic compounds. Numerous methods have so far been suggested to remove these toxic materials from water reservoirs. Methods to remove toxic ions require many materials and very high energy while they are not able to remove all the ions. Therefore, adsorption methods are very important among other methods due to their simplicity and high removal percentage.

According to Najafi Moqaddam, one of the researchers of the plan, the percentage of cross-linking agent and ultrasonic waves in addition to mechanical stirring reduce the size of the produced polymeric particles to obtain better properties from the modified polymer. The research, that has lead to the production of functionalized three-dimensional resins with the ability to remove heavy metals from aqueous media, had a completely quantitative approach in the field of the chosen metals. Complementary studies showed a high kinetics of adsorption of the resin in the adsorption of heavy metals.

Results obtained from this research can be used in the purification of water and industrial wastewater, and also in Fisheries Organization.

Results of the research have been published in Polymer Advanced Technology, vol. 24, issue 1, 2012. For more information about the details of the research, study the full article on pages 34-41 on the same journal.

####

For more information, please click here

Copyright © Fars News Agency

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

News and information

Nanometrics to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year Financial Results on February 5, 2019 January 18th, 2019

ULVAC Inc., and Oxford Instruments Plasma Technology collaborate to bring Atomic Scale Processing solutions to the Japanese Power and RF markets January 18th, 2019

Kiel physicists discover new effect in the interaction of plasmas with solids January 18th, 2019

Brilliant glow of paint-on semiconductors comes from ornate quantum physics January 18th, 2019

Discoveries

Using bacteria to create a water filter that kills bacteria: New technology can clean water twice as fast as commercially available ultrafiltration membranes January 18th, 2019

Kiel physicists discover new effect in the interaction of plasmas with solids January 18th, 2019

Brilliant glow of paint-on semiconductors comes from ornate quantum physics January 18th, 2019

Light up logic: Engineers from UTokyo and RIKEN perform computational logic with light January 18th, 2019

Announcements

Nanometrics to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year Financial Results on February 5, 2019 January 18th, 2019

ULVAC Inc., and Oxford Instruments Plasma Technology collaborate to bring Atomic Scale Processing solutions to the Japanese Power and RF markets January 18th, 2019

Kiel physicists discover new effect in the interaction of plasmas with solids January 18th, 2019

Brilliant glow of paint-on semiconductors comes from ornate quantum physics January 18th, 2019

Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers

Using bacteria to create a water filter that kills bacteria: New technology can clean water twice as fast as commercially available ultrafiltration membranes January 18th, 2019

Kiel physicists discover new effect in the interaction of plasmas with solids January 18th, 2019

Brilliant glow of paint-on semiconductors comes from ornate quantum physics January 18th, 2019

New materials could help improve the performance of perovskite solar cells January 11th, 2019

Environment

Using bacteria to create a water filter that kills bacteria: New technology can clean water twice as fast as commercially available ultrafiltration membranes January 18th, 2019

Plastic waste disintegrates into nanoparticles, study finds December 28th, 2018

The materials engineers are developing environmentally friendly materials: The materials engineers are developing environmentally friendly materials for producing smart textiles November 2nd, 2018

Ultrasensitive toxic gas detector October 31st, 2018

Water

Using bacteria to create a water filter that kills bacteria: New technology can clean water twice as fast as commercially available ultrafiltration membranes January 18th, 2019

Study unlocks full potential of 'supermaterial' graphene: Researchers remove silicon contamination from graphene to double its performance November 30th, 2018

Aculon, Inc. Enters into Strategic Partnership Agreement with Henkel Corporation to Supply Key Mobile Device Manufacturers with NanoProof® PCB Waterproof Technology October 17th, 2018

Silver nanoparticles are toxic for aquatic organisms: A research team at the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country has analysed how zebrafish are affected in the long term by exposure to silver particles September 19th, 2018

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE



  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More











ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project