Study on the Treatment of Effluents from Paint Industry by Modified Electro-Fenton Process
American Journal of Chemical Engineering
Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2016, Pages: 1-8
Received: Jan. 3, 2016;
Accepted: Jan. 11, 2016;
Published: Jan. 25, 2016
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Ahmed Mostafa Sadek, Chemical Engineering Department, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt
Riham Ali Hazzaa, Petrochemicals Engineering Department, Pharos University, Alexandria, Egypt
Mohamed Hussien Abd-El-Magied, Chemical Engineering Department, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt
The main goal of this study is to investigate the effectiveness of modified Electro-Fenton process (EF-Fere) involving ferrous ions regeneration coupled with direct oxidation method on COD reduction of paint manufacturing wastewater. The present Electro-Fenton cell consisted of stainless steel porous cathode and lead anode covered by PbO2 film. The performance was measured through studying the effect of different parameters on the percentage of COD removal such as: ferric ions concentration, initial concentration of wastewater, current density and irradiation of UV light. The parameters showed high COD removal efficiency 99% for highly contaminated wastewater of 13000 mg/l COD in acidic medium pH=2 at continuous H2O2 feeding dosage of 1.4 ml/min and current density = 19 mA/cm2 in presence of UV light.
Ahmed Mostafa Sadek,
Riham Ali Hazzaa,
Mohamed Hussien Abd-El-Magied,
Study on the Treatment of Effluents from Paint Industry by Modified Electro-Fenton Process, American Journal of Chemical Engineering.
Vol. 4, No. 1,
2016, pp. 1-8.
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