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Title: Techniques for removing oil and grease from industrial wastewater

Abstract

The ease of treatment of animal or vegetable greases or oils compared with those found in petrochemical processing wastes; the concentration ranges of greases and oil found in various wastewaters, e.g., 100 to 1000 mg/l in petroleum refinery wastewaters; physical treatment by gravity separation, dissolved air flotation, and gas flotation; free-floating oil and emulsions; chemical treatment of emulsions by the addition of acid to break the emulsion, coagulation with a neutralizing agent, e.g., lime, followed by final separation, e.g., by gravity settling; membrane processes for the removal of emulsified oils, e.g., ultrafiltration and reverse osmosis; biological treatment; chemical treatment followed by activated carbon adsorption as an alternative to biological treatment; and disposal of waste oil and sludges are discussed.

Authors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6293115
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 6293115
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Pollut. Eng.; (United States)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 11:2
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; 42 ENGINEERING; 02 PETROLEUM; INDUSTRIAL WASTES; WATER POLLUTION ABATEMENT; OILS; ACTIVATED CARBON; ADSORPTION; OSMOSIS; PURIFICATION; REFINING; SLUDGES; ULTRAFILTRATION; WASTE OILS; WASTE WATER; WATER POLLUTION; ADSORBENTS; CARBON; DIFFUSION; ELEMENTS; FILTRATION; HYDROGEN COMPOUNDS; LIQUID WASTES; NONMETALS; ORGANIC COMPOUNDS; OTHER ORGANIC COMPOUNDS; OXYGEN COMPOUNDS; POLLUTION; POLLUTION ABATEMENT; PROCESSING; SEPARATION PROCESSES; SORPTION; WASTES; WATER 520200* -- Environment, Aquatic-- Chemicals Monitoring & Transport-- (-1989); 424000 -- Engineering-- Pollution Control Equipment-- (1980-1989); 020900 -- Petroleum-- Environmental Aspects

Citation Formats

Kulowiec, J.J. Techniques for removing oil and grease from industrial wastewater. United States: N. p., 1979. Web.
Kulowiec, J.J. Techniques for removing oil and grease from industrial wastewater. United States.
Kulowiec, J.J. Thu . "Techniques for removing oil and grease from industrial wastewater". United States.
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abstractNote = {The ease of treatment of animal or vegetable greases or oils compared with those found in petrochemical processing wastes; the concentration ranges of greases and oil found in various wastewaters, e.g., 100 to 1000 mg/l in petroleum refinery wastewaters; physical treatment by gravity separation, dissolved air flotation, and gas flotation; free-floating oil and emulsions; chemical treatment of emulsions by the addition of acid to break the emulsion, coagulation with a neutralizing agent, e.g., lime, followed by final separation, e.g., by gravity settling; membrane processes for the removal of emulsified oils, e.g., ultrafiltration and reverse osmosis; biological treatment; chemical treatment followed by activated carbon adsorption as an alternative to biological treatment; and disposal of waste oil and sludges are discussed.},
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journal = {Pollut. Eng.; (United States)},
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volume = 11:2,
place = {United States},
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