Behaviour of cadmium(II) ions on cation-exchange resins

Kocaoba S.

ADSORPTION SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, cilt.21, sa.9, ss.831-840, 2003 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 21 Konu: 9
  • Basım Tarihi: 2003
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1260/02636170360744083
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.831-840


Cadmium is one of the most toxic heavy metals known and is considered inessential for living organisms. This element is found at low concentrations in natural environments, but human activities have led to increased levels in all continents. In the present study, the removal of cadmium(II) ions from aqueous solutions was investigated. Experimental investigations were undertaken using the ion-exchange resins Amberlite IR 120 (strongly acidic), Amberlite IRC 718 (weakly acidic and chelating), Lewatit TP 207 (weakly acidic and chelating) and Lewatit CNP 80 (weakly acidic).