NISCAIR Online Periodicals Repository

Research Journals >
Indian Journal of Chemical Technology (IJCT) >
IJCT Vol.14 [2007] >
IJCT Vol.14(5) [September 2007] >

Title: Arsenic removal by conventional and membrane technology: An overview
Authors: Uddin, Md Tamez
Mozumder, Md Salatul Islam
Figoli, A
Islam, Md Akhtarul
Drioli, E
Keywords: Arsenic removal
Membrane technology
Reverse osmosis
Issue Date: Sep-2007
Publisher: CSIR
IPC CodeB01D61/02, B01D61/14
Abstract: Presently used arsenic removal technology has been reviewed, pointing especially to the promise of membrane technologies as a practical means of purification. The membrane technologies include reverse osmosis (RO), nanofiltration (NF), ultrafiltration (UF) and microfiltration (MF). Among them, the applications of the first two have proved to be reliable in removing arsenic from water. The influence of membrane materials, membrane type, operating conditions such as temperature, pressure, pH of the feed solution and feed concentration on arsenic removal efficiency by membrane technologies are discussed. This paper also provides a comparison between conventional technologies and membrane technologies for arsenic removal and concludes that membrane technology is preferred for water treatments to meet the maximum contaminant limit (MCL) standard.
Page(s): 441-450
ISSN: 0971–457X
Source:IJCT Vol.14(5) [September 2007]

Files in This Item:

File Description SizeFormat
IJCT 14(5) (2007) 441-450.pdf170.32 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
 Current Page Visits: 92 
Recommend this item


Online Submission of Articles |  NISCAIR Website |  National Knowledge Resources Consortium |  Contact us |  Feedback

Disclaimer: NISCAIR assumes no responsibility for the statements and opinions advanced by contributors. The editorial staff in its work of examining papers received for publication is helped, in an honorary capacity, by many distinguished engineers and scientists.

CC License Except where otherwise noted, the Articles on this site are licensed under Creative Commons License: CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 India

Copyright © 2015 The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi. All rights reserved.

Powered by DSpace Copyright © 2002-2007 MIT and Hewlett-Packard | Compliant to OAI-PMH V 2.0

Home Page Total Visits: 165165 since 01-Sep-2015  Last updated on 27-Jun-2016Webmaster: