Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors





Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


android tablet pc

Home > Press > Synthesis of Catalysts to Accelerate Purification of Industrial Wastewater

Abstract:
Iranian researchers from the Islamic Azad University succeeded in the presentation of a new type of catalyst with appropriate capabilities to be used in the purification of wastewater produced by industries that deal with nitroaniline compounds.

Synthesis of Catalysts to Accelerate Purification of Industrial Wastewater

Tehran, Iran | Posted on September 10th, 2013

The scientists carried out the research by studying the possibility of eliminating organic pollutants from water or industrial wastewater by using the synthesized catalysts.

Nitroaniline compounds may release to the environment during their industrial production reactions or during the production of azo dyes. These compounds are toxic through respiration, digestion, and adsorption. Enzyme-free reduction of nitro-aromatic compounds and the sequence of reactions in the reduction of nitro functional group result in the formation of very highly reactive intermediate aromatic amines.

Nitroso and hydroxylamino functional groups are electrophilic, and they can react with biomolecules. They may become cancerous or toxic and when they enter industrial wastewater, they increase the density of the pollution in the environment. Therefore and due to their complex structure, industrial streams should be treated with determined processes before joining the ordinary wastewater streams.

The aim of the research was to investigate the possibility of the elimination of organic pollutants from water or industrial wastewater by using the synthesized catalysts at laboratorial scale in the first place, and then to develop the results at larger scales.

Results of the research can be applied in various consuming industries (organic compounds) and in educational and research institutes. The natural and high potential of the application of organic compounds in various industries and their resistance against degradation and conversion into harmless and environmental friendly materials result in the occurrence of irreparable damages to humans' health.

Results of the research have been published on 10 September 2013 in Ceramics International, vol. 39, issue 7. For more information about the details of the research, study the full article on pages 8311-8317 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

East China University of Science and Technology Purchases Nanonex Advanced Nanoimprint Tool NX-B200 July 30th, 2014

Watching Schrödinger's cat die (or come to life): Steering quantum evolution & using probes to conduct continuous error correction in quantum computers July 30th, 2014

From Narrow to Broad July 30th, 2014

FLAG-ERA and TNT2014 join efforts: Graphene Networking at its higher level in Barcelona: Encourage the participation in a joint transnational call July 30th, 2014

Discoveries

New imaging agent provides better picture of the gut July 30th, 2014

Watching Schrödinger's cat die (or come to life): Steering quantum evolution & using probes to conduct continuous error correction in quantum computers July 30th, 2014

From Narrow to Broad July 30th, 2014

A new way to make microstructured surfaces: Method can produce strong, lightweight materials with specific surface properties July 29th, 2014

Announcements

University of Manchester selects Anasys AFM-IR for coatings and corrosion research July 30th, 2014

Nature inspires a greener way to make colorful plastics July 30th, 2014

Analytical solutions from Malvern Instruments support University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee researchers in understanding environmental effects of nanomaterials July 30th, 2014

FEI Unveils New Solutions for Faster Time-to-Analysis in Metals Research July 30th, 2014

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

Watching Schrödinger's cat die (or come to life): Steering quantum evolution & using probes to conduct continuous error correction in quantum computers July 30th, 2014

From Narrow to Broad July 30th, 2014

Nature inspires a greener way to make colorful plastics July 30th, 2014

A new way to make microstructured surfaces: Method can produce strong, lightweight materials with specific surface properties July 29th, 2014

Environment

Nature inspires a greener way to make colorful plastics July 30th, 2014

Iranian Scientists Use Waste Cotton Fibers to Produce Cellulose Nanoparticles July 29th, 2014

Production of Toxic Gas Sensor Based on Nanorods July 28th, 2014

Researchers Use Various Zinc Oxide Nanostructures to Boost Efficiency of Water Purification Process July 13th, 2014

Water

A new way to make microstructured surfaces: Method can produce strong, lightweight materials with specific surface properties July 29th, 2014

Researchers Use Various Zinc Oxide Nanostructures to Boost Efficiency of Water Purification Process July 13th, 2014

Harris & Harris Group Continues Its Blog Series to Highlight Most Impactful Portfolio Companies With Produced Water Absorbents, Inc. July 9th, 2014

LED Lamps Implemented in Removal of Pollutants from Water by Using Nanocatalysts July 1st, 2014

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



  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More














ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project







© Copyright 1999-2014 7th Wave, Inc. All Rights Reserved PRIVACY POLICY :: CONTACT US :: STATS :: SITE MAP :: ADVERTISE