Journal :   Asian Journal of Research in Chemistry

Volume No. :   4

Issue No. :  1

Year :  2011

Pages :   100-103

ISSN Print :  0974-4169

ISSN Online :  0974-4150


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Adsorption of Nickel (II), Copper (II) and Iron (III) on Kammoni Leaf Powder: A Case Study

Address:   Ratna Shelke1, Jagdish Bharad2, Balaji Madje2 and Milind Ubale2*
1Pemraj Sarda College, Ahmednagar (M. S.) India
2Post Graduate Department of Chemistry, Vasantrao Naik Mahavidyalaya, Aurangabad. 431 003 (M. S.) India
*Corresponding Author

The study was performed to investigate the use of Kammoni plant material (L. Solanum nigrum) as an adsorbent for the removal of Ni (II), Cu (II) and Fe (III) from aqueous solution. FT-IR characterization of Kammoni Leaf Powder (KLP) done by standard procedures. The adsorption process was carried by batch experiments by varying adsorbent dose, pH of the adsorbate (metal ion) solution, temperature and time. The percentage removal of Ni (II), Cu (II) and Fe (III) by KLP under different condition during the findings was significant. The order of adsorption during the findings on KLP of metal ions were Ni > Cu >Fe. The equilibrium adsorption data were fitted with Freundlich, Langmuir Isotherms. A time variation study indicates that adsorption follows pseudo-first order kinetics.
Kammoni Leaf Powder, Adsorption isotherm, pH, Freundlich, Langmuir.
Ratna Shelke, Jagdish Bharad, Balaji Madje, Milind Ubale. Adsorption of Nickel (II), Copper (II) and Iron (III) on Kammoni Leaf Powder: A Case Study. Asian J. Research Chem. 4(1): January 2011; Page 100-103.
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