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New tech to check pollution from leather units

05 July 2011

CHENNAI: The Central Leather Research Institute (CLRI), a constituent body of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), has developed a technology that checks pollution due to effluents from leather units.

The technology, called SRIOM (Salt Recovery from Inorganic and Organic Mixture), helps separate sodium chloride and calcium chloride contained in the evaporated residue of reverse osmosis (RO) rejects. These rejects contain a high degree of dissolved salts and organics that are harmful to earth and cannot be reused at the industrial level.

“It is a one-time disintegration process. There is no single report available on the recovery of sodium and other chlorides from the evaporated residue of RO rejects stream containing high concentration of organic salts,” said G Sekaran, head and deputy director (environmental technology division), CLRI……

Read more: http://www.financialexpress.com/news/New-tech-to-check-pollution-from-leather-units/812845/

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Written by csirindia

July 6, 2011 at 5:28 am

Posted in CLRI

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