Holz als Roh- und Werkstoff

, Volume 62, Issue 1, pp 69–73 | Cite as

Wood sawdust and wood originate materials as adsorbents for heavy metal ions

  • M. ŠćibanEmail author
  • M. Klašnja


The abilities of different types of wood sawdust and wood originate materials for removing some toxic heavy metal ions from water were investigated. Sawdust of poplar, willow, fir, oak and black locust wood, pulp and Kraft lignin were used as adsorbents. The effects of contact time, pH, metal concentration and sawdust particle size on the removal of Cu(II) ions by poplar sawdust have been studied. Leaching from these adsorbents into water during adsorption was also investigated.


Bark Biosorption Poplar Sawdust Adsorption Efficiency 
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Das Potenzial von Holzmehl aus verschiedenen Holzarten zum Entfernen von toxischen Schwermetallionen aus wässrigen Lösungen wurde untersucht. Neben Holzmehl von Pappel, Weide, Tanne, Eiche und Robinie wurden auch Zellstoff und Kraft-Lignin als Adsorbentien eingesetzt. Untersucht wurde der Einfluss der Behandlungszeit, des pH, der Metallkonzentration und der Partikelgröße auf das Entfernen von Cu(II)-Ionen durch Pappel-Sägemehl. Das teilweise Auflösen dieser Adsorbentien in Wasser während der Adsorption wurde ebenfalls untersucht.



The results are the part of the project no. 1775 “Development of methods for identification of toxic and cancerogenic pollutants in mass-cultures and procedures of their separation”, which are financially supported by Ministry of Science, Technologies and Development of the Republic of Serbia.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Engineering, Faculty of TechnologyUniversity of Novi SadNovi SadYugoslavia

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