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We summarize a review of the various techniques used for removal metals from industrial effluents. From the classical methods to innovative of them, we describe the processes showing both their advantages and inconvenient. On the other hand, we talk about some hybrid processes which are tested at laboratory scale and which would be an alternative for some treatments. It has been shown that the choice of the metals removal technique is highly dependent of the nature of the stream.


Metal Removal Industrial Effluent Granular Activate Carbon Powdered Activate Carbon Anion Exchange Membrane 
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  1. 1. Laboratory of Hydrometallurgy and Inorganic Molecular ChemistryAlgiersALGERIA

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