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Zeolite as Adsorbent for the Removal of Nickel

Author Affiliations

  • 1LIT, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur, MH, INDIA
  • 2 Department of Chemistry, Dr. Ambedkar College, Deekshaboomi, Nagpur, INDIA
  • 3 Department of Chemistry, Institute of Science, Civil lines, Nagpur, INDIA

Res. J. Recent Sci., Volume 4, Issue (3), Pages 48-51, March,2 (2015)


Fly ash based zeolite was synthesized by a modification in the alkaline fusion. The potential of this zeolite as an adsorbent has been evaluated by carrying out batch experiments for the removal of nickel. Characterisation of zeolite was done. Adsorption efficiency was estimated by considering different parameters such as concentration, amount of zeolite, pH, contact time and temperature. The Freundlich and Langmuir isotherm model describes the equilibrium well.


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