Sulphur Dioxide Adsorption on Nickel Smelting Industry in East Luwu Using a Solution of Hydrogen Peroxide
American Journal of Environmental Protection
Volume 5, Issue 4, August 2016, Pages: 103-108
Received: Jun. 22, 2016; Accepted: Jul. 4, 2016; Published: Jul. 16, 2016
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Agus Dina, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Science, Hasanuddin University, Makassar, Indonesia
Muhammad Sjahrul, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Science, Hasanuddin University, Makassar, Indonesia
Muhammad Zakir, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Science, Hasanuddin University, Makassar, Indonesia
Dadang Ahmad Suriamihardja, Department of Physics, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Science, Hasanuddin University, Makassar, Indonesia
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Research on SO2 gas adsorption from emissions of nickel ore industries plant use coal in the smelting process and the production by using H2O2 as an adsorbent solution. The adsorbent used to reduce the level of SO2 in the air pollution. This study includes the adsorption of SO2 gas of 6 factory chimneys at the nickel ore industry (2 dryers, 2 kilns, and 2 furnaces). The results showed that the percentage ratio of the average absorbance between H2O2 and calcium carbonate in reducing greenhouse gas emissions of SO2 into the air that is 95.00%: 93.34%. As for the rest of SO2 gas unadsorbed fixed meet the quality standards specified (750 mg/m3). Batch adsorption was conducted with respect to concentration of adsorbent, the adsorption temperature, and contact time. It was shown that the optimum concentration of adsorbent was 5%, the adsorption temperature was 20°C, and contact time was 1800 second.
SO2 Gas, Hydrogen Peroxide, Gas Emission
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Agus Dina, Muhammad Sjahrul, Muhammad Zakir, Dadang Ahmad Suriamihardja, Sulphur Dioxide Adsorption on Nickel Smelting Industry in East Luwu Using a Solution of Hydrogen Peroxide, American Journal of Environmental Protection. Vol. 5, No. 4, 2016, pp. 103-108. doi: 10.11648/j.ajep.20160504.15
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