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Removal of Lead from Groundwater of Veppanthattai block, Perambalur district, Tamil Nadu, India using Sugarcane Bagasse as Adsorbent

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The present work measures the adsorption capacity of sugarcane bagasse to remove excess lead from groundwater. Batch adsorption experiments were carried out to evaluate the adsorption equilibrium. The effects of four parameters, such as pH, adsorbent dosage, equilibrium time and particle size on the adsorption of lead were investigated. Characterization of the adsorbent was carried out through SEM and FTIR instrument. Results confirm the adsorption of lead takes place successfully on the surface of the adsorbent. The maximum efficiency of adsorption upto 50% achieved in 5g adsorbent dosage, optimum pH 5, with a contact time of 120 minutes and 53 μm adsorbent size at 38 °C.
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  • PG and Research Department of Chemistry, Jamal Mohamed College (Autonomous), Tiruchirappalli – 620 020, Tamil Nadu, India
  • PG and Research Department of Chemistry, Jamal Mohamed College (Autonomous), Tiruchirappalli – 620 020, Tamil Nadu, India
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