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Table 1 Aluminium removal from the tap water.

From: Performance of dye-affinity beads for aluminium removal in magnetically stabilized fluidized bed

Metal Ion % Concentration of Metal Ions (ng/ml) Metal Ion Adsorption (μg/g) Adsorbed Metal Ions (%)
Al(III) 80.1 40.3 ± 0.1 98.9
Fe(III) 32.1 10.8 ± 0.2 54.3
Cu(II) 145.3 28.3 ± 0.2 35.1
Cd(II) 0.05 nd -
Pb(II) 0.03 nd -
Zn(II) 20.4 1.5 ± 0.1 28.6
  1. Adsorption Conditions: Flow-rate: 0.5 ml/min; pH: 5.0; T: 25°C, nd: not determined. Each experiment was repeated three times.