The study of microstructures of the rice husk and apricot stone for wastewater treatment

  • K. K. Kudaybergenov al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Institute of Combustion Problems
  • E. K. Ongarbayev al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Institute of Combustion Problems
  • Z. A. Mansurov al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Institute of Combustion Problems
  • M. I. Tulepov al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Institute of Combustion Problems

Abstract

The microstructures of carbonized rice husk (CRH) and apricot stone (CAS) were studied to understand its adsorption of oil from refinery wastewater. Carbonization temperature affects the pore development of adsorbent materials resulting in elongated large pores as well as appearance of micropores, as evident from the SEM data. The results of chromatographic analysis of refinery wastewater showed that almost 86.2 and 92.4 % of oil product can be removed from the solution using CRH and CAS, respectively.

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Published
2013-12-20
How to Cite
KUDAYBERGENOV, K. K. et al. The study of microstructures of the rice husk and apricot stone for wastewater treatment. International Journal of Biology and Chemistry, [S.l.], v. 6, n. 2, p. 35-39, dec. 2013. ISSN 2409-370X. Available at: <http://ijbch.kaznu.kz/index.php/kaznu/article/view/97>. Date accessed: 11 dec. 2018.

Keywords

Carbonized rice husk; carbonized apricot stone; refinery wastewater; adsorption