Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Manufacturing processes & Wastewater characteristics for Leather tanning industry

Sources of wastewater
  • Wastewater originates from ALL operations in tanning process
  • Wastewater may be generated continuously or intermittently as shown in the flowchart
  • Continuous flow wastewater comprises of greater proportion of total waste generated and is less polluted
  • Spent liquors are discharged intermittently and are highly polluted containing several soluble organic and inorganic substances.

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