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Title: Removal of direct dye from aqueous solutions with an adsorbent made from tamarind fruit shell, an agricultural solid waste
Authors: Reddy, M C Somasekhara
Keywords: Adsorbent;Congo Red;Dye;Solid waste;Tamarind fruit shell
Issue Date: May-2006
Publisher: CSIR
IPC Code: C09B61/100
Abstract: Removal of a direct dye, Congo Red, has been carried out using tamarind fruit shell (TFS) as an adsorbent. Parameters like agitation time, adsorbent dosage and pH effect have been studied. Adsorption followed the first-order rate expression. The equilibrium data fit well with both Langmuir and Freundlich models of adsorption. Desorption experiments confirmed that major mode of adsorption is ion-exchange for the dye.
Page(s): 443-446
ISSN: 0975-1084 (Online); 0022-4456 (Print)
Appears in Collections:JSIR Vol.65(05) [May 2006]

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