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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)
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    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
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    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)
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    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, ...
  • 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)
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    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 ...
  • 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
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    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 ...
  • 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
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    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 ...
  • 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
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    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)
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    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% ...