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    • Biological treatment of a textile effluent after electrochemical oxidation of reactive dyes 

      Vilaseca Vallvé, M. Mercedes; Gutiérrez Bouzán, María Carmen; López Grimau, Víctor; López Mesas, Montserrat; Crespi Rosell, Martin (2010-03-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      In this work, a synthetic textile effluent containing a reactive dye (C.I. Reactive Orange 4) was treated in an electrochemical cell with titanium covered by platinum oxide (Ti/PtOx) electrodes to remove color. The discolored ...
    • Comparison of different wastewater treatments for colour removal of reactive dye baths 

      López Grimau, Víctor; Vilaseca Vallvé, M. Mercedes; Gutiérrez Bouzán, María Carmen (2015-04-07)
      Article
      Open Access
      The generation of high-coloured wastewater is one of the main environmental problems of the textile industry. Reactive dyes are widely used in the dyeing of cellulosic fibres. However, they have low exhaustion degree ...
    • Eliminación del color de las aguas residuales procedentes de la tintura con colorantes reactivos 

      Vilaseca Vallvé, M. Mercedes (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-05-10)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      This thesis is based on the study of colour elimination of textile effluents which contain reactive dyes. Reactive dyes are widely used in the dyeing of cotton and other cellulosic fibre. However they exhibit a low degree ...
    • Influence of a mixture of metals on PAHs biodegradation processes in soils 

      Baltrons, Oriol; López Mesas, Montserrat; Vilaseca Vallvé, M. Mercedes; Gutiérrez Bouzán, María Carmen; Le Derf, Franck; Portet-Koltalo, Florence; Palet, Cristina (Elsevier, 2018)
      Article
      Open Access
      In order to assess the effect of mixed pollutants, the influence of different concentration levels of a mixture of metals (Cr, Co, Pb, Mn, Ni, Cu, Zn) on the biodegradation of some PAHs (phenanthrene, fluoranthene, pyrene, ...
    • Influence of chitosan characteristics in the microencapsulation of essential oils 

      Lis Arias, Manuel José; Lopez, Arianne; Vilaseca Vallvé, M. Mercedes; Valles, Betina; Prieto Fuentes, María Remedios; Simó Cima, Mercedes; Borges Valle, Jorge Alexandre; Sisqueira Curto Valle, Rita de Cassia; Maesta Bezerra, Fabricio; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi (Springer, 2021-03)
      Article
      Open Access
      The fight against nosocomial infections in hospitals, has promoted the use of microencapsulated essential oils on medical wearing uniforms. These types of microcapsules can be improved with the use of antimicrobial polymers ...
    • Intexter, pasado y futuro de la investigación textil 

      Gutiérrez Bouzán, María Carmen; Vilaseca Vallvé, M. Mercedes (2009-10-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      El Instituto de Investigación Textil y Cooperación Industrial de Terrassa, INTEXTER, es una unidad básica de la Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña (UPC) fundado en 1954, siendo su principal objetivo fomentar la investigación ...
    • Métodos de eliminación del color en efluentes de tintura textil 

      Vilaseca Vallvé, M. Mercedes; López Grimau, Víctor; Gutiérrez Bouzán, María Carmen; Crespi Rosell, Martin (2015-04-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      La industria textil por vía húmeda genera grandes cantidades de agua residual en sus procesos productivos, principalmente en las operaciones de ennoblecimiento (preparación, tintura y acabado). El sector textil precisa de ...
    • Microplastics' emissions: microfibers’ detachment from textile garments 

      Belzagui Elder, Francisco; Crespi Rosell, Martin; Álvarez Sánchez, Antonio; Gutiérrez Bouzán, María Carmen; Vilaseca Vallvé, M. Mercedes (2019-05-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      Microplastics (synthetic polymers <5¿mm) have been recently recognized as a big environmental concern, as their ubiquity is an undeniable fact. Their wide variety regarding shapes, sizes, and materials turn them into an ...
    • Production and evaluation of antimicrobial microcapsules with essential oils using complex coacervation 

      Lopez, Arianne; Lis Arias, Manuel José; Maesta Bezerra, Fabricio; Vilaseca Vallvé, M. Mercedes; Valles, Betina; Prieto, Remedios; Simo, Mercedes (Springer, 2019-08-09)
      Article
      Open Access
      Nowadays, the needs and requirements to avoid infections during surgical operations, require to be more imaginative than ever. The one-use textiles substrates that are used in hospitals can be, also, a way to transport the ...
    • Reducing environmental impact of textile waste water by natural coagulants and reuse of effluents 

      Salas Olivares, Héctor Manuel; López Grimau, Víctor; Vilaseca Vallvé, M. Mercedes; Crespi Rosell, Martin; Gutiérrez Bouzán, María Carmen (Taylor & Francis, 2018-01-02)
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      Water scarcity is a global problem, therefore the reuse and recycling of water is promoted in all sectors and it is a real alternative for the conservation of water resources. The industrial sector is a key point in the ...
    • Relevance of toxicity assessment in wastewater treatments: case study-four fenton processes applied to the mineralization of C.I. Acid Red 14 

      Idel Aouad, Rajaa; Valiente, Manuel; Gutiérrez Bouzán, María Carmen; Vilaseca Vallvé, M. Mercedes; Yaacoubi, Abdirani; Tanouti, Boumediene; López Mesas, Montserrat (2015-01-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      Fenton and Fenton-like processes, both in homogeneous and heterogeneous phases, have been applied to an aqueous solution containing the dye AR 14 in order to study the mineralization and toxicity of the solutions generated ...
    • Respirometric study of optical brighteners in textile wastewater 

      Salas Olivares, Héctor Manuel; Gutiérrez Bouzán, María Carmen; López Grimau, Víctor; Vilaseca Vallvé, M. Mercedes (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2019-03)
      Article
      Open Access
      Optical brighteners (OBs) are colorless fluorescent dyes, widely used in industry to improve whiteness in materials. Nearly 80% of all OBs in the market are derivatives of stilbene. They absorb the near-ultraviolet light ...
    • Reuse of textile dyeing effluents treated with coupled nanofiltration and electrochemical processes 

      Buscio Olivera, Valentina; García Jiménez, María; Vilaseca Vallvé, M. Mercedes; López Grimau, Víctor; Crespi Rosell, Martin; Gutiérrez Bouzán, María Carmen (2016-06-20)
      Article
      Open Access
      The reactive dye Cibacron Yellow S-3R was selected to evaluate the feasibility of combining nanofiltration membranes with electrochemical processes to treat textile wastewater. Synthetic dyeing effluents were treated by ...
    • Reuse of textile effluents treated with nanofiltration membranes 

      Vilaseca Vallvé, M. Mercedes; Buscio Olivera, Valentina; García Jiménez, María Gracia; Crespi Rosell, Martin; Gutiérrez Bouzán, María Carmen (2015)
      Conference lecture
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      The reactive dye Cibacron Yellow S-3R was selected for the membrane filtration study, to evaluate the feasibility of nanofiltration membranes to treat textile wastewater. Synthetic effluents were treated by means of two ...
    • Tratamiento electroquímico y reutilización de efluentes de tintura 

      Gutiérrez Bouzán, María Carmen; López Grimau, Víctor; Riera Torres, Miquel Antoni; Vilaseca Vallvé, M. Mercedes; Crespi Rosell, Martin (2009-03-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      Las técnicas electroquímicas ofrecen muchas ventajas para el tratamiento de los efluentes industriales. Dichos procesos son limpios, trabajan a temperatura ambiente y en la mayoría de los casos no necesitan de la adición ...
    • Treatment of textilewaste water by CAS, MBR, and MBBR: A comparative study from technical, economic, and environmental perspectives 

      Yang, Xuefei; López Grimau, Víctor; Vilaseca Vallvé, M. Mercedes; Crespi Rosell, Martin (2020-05-05)
      Article
      Open Access
      In this study, three different biological methods—a conventional activated sludge (CAS)system, membrane bioreactor (MBR), and moving bed biofilm reactor (MBBR)—were investigatedto treat textile wastewater from a local ...
    • Valorisation of Moringaoleifera waste: treatment and reuse of textile dye effluents 

      Vilaseca Vallvé, M. Mercedes; López Grimau, Víctor; Gutiérrez Bouzán, María Carmen (2015)
      Conference lecture
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      This work is focused on the valorisation of an agricultural waste as natural coagulant to treat wastewater from the textile industry. In this paper, the waste of Moringaoleifera oil extraction is used as coagulant to remove ...
    • Valorization of waste obtained from oil extraction in moringa oleifera seeds: coagulation of reactive dyes in textile effluents 

      Vilaseca Vallvé, M. Mercedes; López Grimau, Víctor; Gutiérrez Bouzán, María Carmen (2014-09-01)
      Article
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      Moringa oleifera seeds contain about 40% of highly valued oil due to its wide range of applications, from nutritional issues to cosmetics or biodiesel production. The extraction of Moringa oil generates a waste (65%-75% ...