Performance Evaluation of Modified Zeolite with Mg for the Treatment of Dyeing Wastewater

Mg으로 개질한 Zeolite를 이용하여 염색공장 폐수처리 평가

Choi, Hee-Jeong

  • Received : 2015.05.22
  • Accepted : 2015.07.17
  • Published : 2015.07.31


The aim of this study was to investigate the bio-adsorption using modified zeolite with Mg (Mg-zeolite) in the dyeing wastewater treatment. Mg-zeolite adsorbed successfully 100% of the color, suspended solid (SS). chemical oxygen demand (COD), biological oxygen demand (BOD), total nitrogen (TN) and total phosphorus (TP) in the dyeing wastewater at the following optimal Mg-zeolite loading: 20 mg/L for colour, SS, TN and TP, 30 mg/L for BOD and COD. These results indicated that the amount of 1 mg/L Mg-zeolite adsorbed 11.6 mg/L for color, 9.5 mg/L for SS, 45.0 mg/L for COD, 12.7 mg/L for BOD, 0.91 mg/L for TP and 2.25 mg/L for TN. The bio-adsorbent, Mg-zeolite, can be a promising adsorption due to its high efficiency and low dose requirements.


Adsorption;Dyeing Wastewater;Modified Zeolite;Wastewater Treatment;Zeolite


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