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Turkish Journal of Chemistry

Authors

RAMAZAN DONAT

DOI

10.55730/1300-0527.3365

Abstract

This research is related to the effect of alginate-containing composite biosorbent on the sorption capacity of heavy metal Cd2+ ions. The study aims to determine the character and optimization of the sorption of Na-alginate-containing composite biosorbent on the sorption of heavy metal Cd2+ metal ions in an aqueous solution. Optimum conditions of parameters such as biosorbent amount, pH value effect, concentration effect, contact time, and temperature that affect the sorption of Cd2+ ions were determined. Langmuir, Freundlich, D-R isotherms were applied to the obtained data, and it was noted that the sorption Cd2+ ions are better explained with Freundlich and D-R models. The thermodynamic parameters (ΔG0, ΔH0, ΔS0) for Cd2+ sorption onto composite biosorbent were also determined given from the temperature dependence. The results suggested that composite biosorbent is suitable as a sorbent material for recovery and sorption of metal ions from aqueous solutions.

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754

Last Page

765

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