volume 38, issue 14-15, P3373-3381 2004
DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2004.04.012
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A Metes̆, D Kovac̆ević, D Vujević, S Papić

Abstract: The adsorption of residual organic pollutants from flocculated printing ink wastewater onto several synthetic zeolites was investigated as a finishing method for additional reduction of TOC. The nonselective removal of total organic content was studied. The amount of adsorbed organics was largest for ZSM-5 and NH4-Beta while the other zeolites studied showed lower efficiency, suggesting that adsorption is independent of pore structure. The adsorption rates of organic pollutants were fast. Although the TOC remo…

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