Adsorptive Removal of Direct-Red-28 Dye from Contaminated Water Using Subabool Timber Wood Waste

Author Name(s): Tripti B. Gupta, Sharda P. Siddh, Hariom P. Khungar
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In the current exercise, laboratory batch tests were conceded out to inspect adsorptive removal competency of Direct-red-28 dye from the contaminated water under ideal conditions using Subabool timber wood waste as a sorbent substance. The Direct-red-28 dye effluents are considered to be awfully venomous and distress the bionetwork by disquieting the nature and by decreasing photosynthetic actions due to the colorization of the water. Outcomes of diverse characteristics like Subabool timber wood waste dosage effect, solute-solvent pH effect, Direct-red-28 dye concentration effect, adsorption temperature effect and contact duration effect were examined aiming to acquire the finest uptake confiscation capability of the Subabool timber wood waste. 3 graphical isotherms were chosen to explore laboratory practical data. The technique of adsorption is investigated by taking into account 1st and 2nd order kinetics. From the current exercise, it is observed that the Subabool timber wood waste can be selected for the adsorptive removal of Direct-red-28 dye from contaminated water.


Water is one of the vital fluid on which all life depends. Its contamination has become important issue globally. We must treat water, as; it is one of the most valuable natural resource in the world. Today, litter in the form of water and its scarcity is the major concern. Due to uneconomical and ineffective water treatment, a lot of manufacturing and production industries discharge their contaminated water to nearby land or water sources without any processing or treatment [1]. Physico-chem adsorption is one among the majority of treatment systems. This system is more fruitful if the material used for adsorption is price efficient. Countless research has been conducted to understand the potential of alternating resources [2]. In this study, batch processes were conducted to scrutinize the prospect of Subabool timber wood waste as a sorbent for removal of Direct-red-28 dye from the contaminated water.


The best possible STWW dosage and stability contact duration for the current research work was identified to be 40 gm/L & 3h respectively. Percent confiscation of D-R-28 dye boost up with the raise in STWW dosage up till a convinced range and then relics more or less unvarying. On the other hand, percent confiscation lowers down with the raise in D-R-28 dye concentration. Adsorptive mechanism of D-R-28 dye on STWW is greatest in nature pH array (pH=6.92). The graphical isotherm-equilibrium investigation depicts that the Langmuir model is best-most fit model for D-R-28 dye adsorption onto STWW under ideal conditions. The kinetic analysis ensures that the 2nd order kinetic plot is pertinent for the whole progression. For this reason, it could be termed as bestmost fit plot. The utilization of Subabool timber wood waste as a material of sorbent for the dye contaminated wastewater could be another economical option against the other sorption substances or activated carbons.

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