JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL TECHNOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY, vol.83, no.1, pp.34-40, 2008 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL TECHNOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY
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polyamide fiber, carpet manufacturing, COD fractionation, hydrolysis, modeling, oxygen uptake rate, soluble slowly textile wastewaters, wastewater characterization, ACTIVATED-SLUDGE SYSTEMS, INDUSTRIAL WASTEWATERS, HYDROLYSIS, COD, GROWTH, MODEL
BACKGROUND: Carpet manufacturing and finishing with purely synthetic fibers has received relatively little attention, compared to other textile processing types. This study evaluates the biodegradation kinetics of organic compounds generated from polyamide-based carpet manufacturing.