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Heavy Metals Removal from Wastewater by Adsorption on Modified Physically Activated Sewage Sludge


  • M Nageeb Rashed
  • ME Soltan
  • MM Ahmed

    (Chemistry Department, Aswan University, Egypt)

  • ANA Abdou

    (Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA), Egypt)


Low cost adsorbent (activated carbon) with a high metal adsorption capacity was prepared from the disposal sewage sludge by physical activation method (Pyrolysis temperatures at 500 °C, 650 °C, 700 °C, 800 °C and 900 °C)....

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  • M Nageeb Rashed & ME Soltan & MM Ahmed & ANA Abdou, 2018. "Heavy Metals Removal from Wastewater by Adsorption on Modified Physically Activated Sewage Sludge," Archive of organic and inorganic chemical sciences, Lupine Publishers, LLC, vol. 1(1), pages 18-25, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:abr:oaoics:v:1:y:2018:i:1:p:18-25
    DOI: 10.32474/AOICS.2018.01.000102

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    Adsorption; Heavy metals; Activated carbon; Sewage sludge; Treatment;

    JEL classification:

    • R00 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General - - - General
    • Z0 - Other Special Topics - - General


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