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Journal of Chemical Engineering & Process Technology

Journal of Chemical Engineering & Process Technology
Open Access

ISSN: 2157-7048

R Ananthashankar

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  • Research Article
    Production, Characterization and Treatment of Textile Effluents: A Critical Review
    Author(s): AE Ghaly, R Ananthashankar, M Alhattab and VV RamakrishnanAE Ghaly, R Ananthashankar, M Alhattab and VV Ramakrishnan

    Textile industry is one of the major industries in the world that provide employment with no required special skills and play a major role in the economy of many countries. There are three different types of fibres used in the manufacture of various textile products: cellulose fibres, protein fibres and synthetic fibres. Each type of fibre is dyed with different types of dyes. Cellulose fibres are dyed using reactive dyes, direct dyes, napthol dyes and indigo dyes. Protein fibres are dyed using acid dyes and lanaset dyes. Synthetic fibres are dyed using disperse dyes, basic dyes and direct dyes. The textile industry utilizes various chemicals and large amount of water during the production process. About 200 L of water are used to produce 1 kg of textile. The water is mainly used for application of chemicals onto the fibres and rinsing of the final products. The waste water produced d.. View More»

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