Advertisement

REWAS 2019 pp 383-389 | Cite as

Effect of Contact Time on the Recovery of Metals from the Mining Effluent of Lateritic Nickel by Chelating Resin Dowex XUS43605

  • Isadora Dias PerezEmail author
  • Jorge A. Soares Tenório
  • Denise C. Romano Espinosa
Conference paper
Part of the The Minerals, Metals & Materials Series book series (MMMS)

Abstract

The generation of mining waste has been the subject of environmental, economic, and social concern. Thus, alternative and sustainable methods of metal treatment and recovery are desired. This paper focuses on the application of ion exchange technology for the recovery of metals from the mining effluent of lateritic nickel by chelating resin Dowex XUS43605. Chelating resin was chosen due to its ability to capture transition metals. 1 g of Dowex XUS43605 with 50 mL synthetic solution in 250 mL flask is shaken, in a speed of 200 rpm. The synthetic solution has nine types of metals, such as Al, Co, Cr, Cu, Fe3+, Mg, Mn, Ni, and Zn. Batch technique was employed to examine the effects of contact time (1–7 h) when solution was adjusted at pH 1.5 at 25 °C. The present work demonstrates that the chelating resin shows negligibly higher selectivity for copper ions compared to the other metals. The metal ions (Al, Co, Cr, Mg, Mn, and Zn) present in the solution were not adsorbed.

Keywords

Ion exchange Batch adsorption Transition metals 

Notes

Acknowledgement

To the Counsel of Technological and Scientific Development (CNPq) for the financial support through doctorate grant.

To the Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior (CAPES) for the financial support through master grant.

To the Instituto Tecnológico Vale.

References

  1. 1.
    BNDES (2012) BNDES Setorial 36. Banco Nacional de Desenvolvimento Econômico e Social, BrasíliaGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Luz AB, Sampaio JA, França SCA (2010) Tratamento de Minérios. CETEM, Rio de JaneiroGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    McDonald RG, Whittington BI (2008) Atmospheric acid leaching of nickel laterites review. Part II. Chloride and bio-technologies. Hydrometallurgy 91(1–4):56–69CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Kentish SE, Stevens GW (2001) Innovations in separations technology for the recycling and re-use of liquid waste streams. Chem Eng J 84:149–159CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Yadav S, Srivastava V, Banerjee S, Gode F, Sharma YC (2013) Studies on the removal of nickel from aqueous solutions using modified riverbed sand. Environ Sci Pollut Res 20(1):558–567CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. 6.
    Ceglowski M, Schroeder G (2015) Preparation of porous resin with Schiff base chelating groups for removal of heavy metal ions from aqueous solutions. Chem Eng J 263:402–411CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. 7.
    Deepatana A, Tang JA, Valix M (2006) Comparative study of chelating ion exchange resins for metal recovery from bioleaching of nickel laterite ores. Miner Eng 19(12):1280–1289CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  8. 8.
    Marston CR, Rodgers M (2011) Process for separating copper and nickel from cobalt containing solutions. US Patente 20110290077A1, 1 Dec 2011Google Scholar
  9. 9.
    Liebenberg CJ, Dorfling C, Bradshaw SM, Akdogan GA, Eksteen JJ (2013) The recovery of copper from a pregnant sulphuric acid bioleach solution with developmental resin Dow XUS43605. J South African Inst Min Metall 113(5):389–397Google Scholar
  10. 10.
    Dow Chemical Company (2016) Ion exchange resins for chemical processing. http://msdssearch.dow.com/PublishedLiteratureDOWCOM/dh_07c8/0901b803807c8488.pdf?filepath=liquidseps/pdfs/noreg/177-02437.pdf&fromPage=GetDoc. Accessed 29 Aug 2018
  11. 11.
    Kumar R, Kumar M, Ahmad R, Barakat MA (2013) L-methionine modified Dowex-50 ion-exchanger of reduced size for the separation and removal of Cu(II) and Ni(II) from aqueous solution. Chem Eng J 218:32–38CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  12. 12.
    Mendes FD, Martins AH (2004) Selective sorption of nickel and cobalt from sulphate solutions using chelating resins. Int J Miner Process 74(1–4):359–371CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  13. 13.
    Zagorodni AA (2007) Ion exchange materials: properties and applications. Elsevier, AmsterdamCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  14. 14.
    Veli S, Alyüz B (2007) Adsorption of copper and zinc from aqueous solutions by using natural clay. J Hazard Mater 149(1):226–233CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  15. 15.
    Zaganiaris EJ (2013) Ion exchange resins and adsorbents in chemical processing. Books on Demand GmbH, NorderstedtGoogle Scholar
  16. 16.
    Jiang M, Jin X, Lu XQ, Chen Z (2010) Adsorption of Pb(II), Cd(II), Ni(II) and Cu(II) onto natural kaolinite clay. Desalination 252(1–3):33–39CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  17. 17.
    Adebowale KO, Unuabonah IE, Olu-Owolabi BI (2006) The effect of some operating variables on the adsorption of lead and cadmium ions on kaolinite clay. J Hazard Mater 134(1–3):130–139CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  18. 18.
    Gode F, Pehlivan E (2006) Removal of chromium(III) from aqueous solutions using Lewatit S 100: the effect of pH, time, metal concentration and temperature. J Hazard Mater 136(2):330–337CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  19. 19.
    Wołowicz A, Hubicki Z (2012) The use of the chelating resin of a new generation Lewatit MonoPlus TP-220 with the bis-picolylamine functional groups in the removal of selected metal ions from acidic solutions. Chem Eng J 197:493–508CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  20. 20.
    Han R, Han P, Cai Z, Zhao Z, Tang M (2008) Kinetics and isotherms of neutral red adsorption on peanut husk. J Environ Sci 20(9):1035–1041CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  21. 21.
    El-Sayed GO, Dessouki HA, Ibrahiem SS (2011) Removal of Zn(II), Cd(II) and Mn(II) from aqueous solutions by adsorption on maize stalks. Malaysian J Anal Sci 15(1):8–21Google Scholar
  22. 22.
    Wang XS, Huang J, Hu HQ, Wang J, Qin Y (2007) Determination of kinetic and equilibrium parameters of the batch adsorption of Ni(II) from aqueous solutions by Na-mordenite. J Hazard Mater 142(1–2):468–476CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  23. 23.
    Shaaban AF, Fadel DA, Mahmoud AA, Elkomy MA, Elbahy SM (2014) Synthesis of a new chelating resin bearing amidoxime group for adsorption of Cu(II), Ni(II) and Pb(II) by batch and fixed-bed column methods. J Environ Chem Eng 2(1):632–641CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  24. 24.
    Ilaiyaraja P, Deb AKS, Ponraju D, Ali SM, Venkatraman B (2017) Surface engineering of PAMAM-SDB chelating resin with diglycolamic acid (DGA) functional group for efficient sorption of U(VI) and Th(IV) from aqueous medium. J Hazard Mater 328:1–11CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • Isadora Dias Perez
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jorge A. Soares Tenório
    • 1
  • Denise C. Romano Espinosa
    • 1
  1. 1.Chemical Engineering Department, Polytechnic SchoolUniversity of São PauloSão PauloBrazil

Personalised recommendations