The Biosorption of Cr (VI) From Aqueous Solution Using Date Palm Fibers (Leef)

Authors

  • Azhar M. Haleem Center of Environmental Research/ University of Technology
  • Enas A. Abdulgafoor Center of Environmental Research/ University of Technology

Abstract

The ability of Cr (VI) removal from aqueous solution using date palm fibers (leef) was investigated .The effects of pH, contact time, sorbets concentration and initial  metal ions concentration on the biosorption were investigated.

The residual concentration of Cr (VI) in solution was determined colorimetrically using spectrophotometer at wave length 540 nm .The biosorption was pH-dependent, the optimum pH was 7 and adsorption isotherms obtained fitted well with Langmuir isotherms .The Langmuir equation obtained was Ce/Cs = 79.99 Ce-77.39, the correlation factor was 0.908.These results indicate that date palm fibers (leef) has a potential effect for the uptake of Cr (VI) from industrial waste water.

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2010-12-01

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Haleem, A. M., & Abdulgafoor, E. A. (2010). The Biosorption of Cr (VI) From Aqueous Solution Using Date Palm Fibers (Leef). Al-Khwarizmi Engineering Journal, 6(4), 31–36. Retrieved from https://alkej.uobaghdad.edu.iq/index.php/alkej/article/view/510