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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Electrochemical Ozone Production As An Environmentally Friendly Technology For Water Treatment
Author: Franco D.V.
Jardim W.F.
Boodts J.F.C.
Da Silva L.M.
Abstract: Perspectives, advances and environmental aspects concerning electrochemical ozone production applied to water purification are presented and discussed in relation to the conventional corona process (silent electric discharge). Ozone generated using a laboratory-made electrochemical reactor was applied for the discoloration/degradation of dyes used in the Brazilian textile industry and for degradation of endocrine disruptors. A constant ozone load of 0.35 ± 0.02 g/h was used throughout. The study, concerning color removal from dye solutions, revealed that total discoloration is rapidly achieved. The degradation rate of the textile dyes evaluated by TOC is little affected by the dye composition and considerably influenced by the pH and ozonation time. Analysis of the COD/TOC-ratio indicates that ozonation increases oxidation feasibility of the organic matter (dye by-products) when compared to the original compounds. Ozonation of mixed aqueous solutions containing different endocrine disruptors revealed these compounds are totally degraded with a very high removal rate. © 2008 Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim.
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1002/clen.200700080
Date Issue: 2008
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