Marçal J R Pires

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Various technologies have been used for the treatment and remediation of areas contaminated by BTEX (benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene and xylenes), which are organic compounds that are of particular concern due to their toxicity. Potential applications of synthetic zeolites for environmental fieldwork have also been reported worldwide. In this work, a(More)
The chlorite ion is the principal by-product of the treatment of drinking water by chlorine dioxide. In function of the chlorite salt instability, standard solutions of this ion need standardization by iodometric titration, which is a reliable method although labor intensive and time consuming. An alternative method to standardization of aqueous chlorite(More)
Advanced oxidation processes are an emerging option to treatment of the painting industry effluents. The aim of this study was to compare the effectiveness of the Fenton and photo-Fenton processes in chemical oxygen demand (COD), total organic carbon (TOC) and phenolic compounds removal from wastewaters generated during alkydic resins manufacture. The(More)
O objetivo deste estudo é determinar a cinética degradação do corante Acid Black 1 por ação oxidante do ozônio e avaliar a influência da contaminação de íons cloreto na degradação deste corante. Foram observadas cinéticas de pseudo-primeira ordem, tanto para a degradação das estruturas cromóforas (620 nm), quanto das aromáticas (321 nm). A completa remoção(More)
Preservatives such as chromated copper arsenate (CCA) are used to increase the resistance of wood to deterioration. The components of CCA are highly toxic, resulting in growing concern over the disposal of the waste generated. The aim of this study was to investigate the removal of Cu, Cr and As present in CCA-treated eucalyptus wood from utility poles(More)
Several researchers have reported zeolite synthesis using coal ash for a wide range of applications. However, little attention has been given to green processes, including moderate synthesis conditions, using waste as raw material and effluent reuse or reduction. In this study, Brazilian coal fly ashes were used for integrated synthesis of zeolites 4A and(More)
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