Investigation of Dyeing Wastewater and Optimization using Sawdust as Absorbent


  • Anupriyanka B., Dr. K. M. Gopalakrishnan, Prof. K. Anbarasi, Prof. C. Rohini


The particular textile effluents that contains dye, printing and processing waste consuming water of tirupur region were gathered to analyze the concentration amounts of different salts and metallic ions in the effluents. Water examples were collected from ten different locations of tirupur region and various guidelines were analyzed viz pH, EC, TDS, COD. The focus of Na and the heavy alloys (Cu, Fe, Crystal reports, Ni, Zn, Pb Cd), which discloses that effluent release from the dyeing and printing fabrics has great impact on the quality of water. The particular results show extreme variation from the typical specifications. The examples were found to contain pH and electrical conductivity in the range seven. 1 to 7. 7 and EC from 2000 to 9000 μmhos/cm, correspondingly. The concentrations of biological oxygen demand (BOD) and chemical substance oxygen demand (COD) were found suddenly high. A higher concentration of heavy metals seemed to be detected. The particular concentration of nitrates and fluorides were high from the limit set by Indian Standards. The particular physical and chemical substance characterization of the effluent was transported out after and before the adsorption studies. The physical and chemical portrayal of the effluent was carried away before and after the adsorption studies. From your results, a maximum adsorption capacity of 98. 5 percent was obtained at the enhanced conditions of one. 5 g, ninety min and 275 rpm for adsorbent dose, contact time and agitation rate respectively. Further evaluation carried out exposed that, in addition to dye elimination, trace metals were also adsorbed in the process.