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Journal of Chemistry
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 407146, 5 pages
Research Article

Adsorption Properties of Ni(II) by D301R Anion Exchange Resin

School of Environment Science and Engineering, Chang’an University, Xi’an, Shanxi 710054, China

Received 21 October 2013; Accepted 22 December 2013; Published 4 February 2014

Academic Editor: Manuela Curcio

Copyright © 2014 Song Xiuling et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


The adsorption of Ni(II) with D301R resin was investigated in this paper. The results showed that the saturated extent of adsorption Ni(II) by the resin was 84.3 mg/g. The equilibrium data of Ni(II) sorption was better described by Langmuir isotherm model ( ) while that of Ni(II) sorption also fitted in Freundlich isotherm model within the experimental concentration range. The amount of the constant ( ) of Ni(II) under 298 K in Langmuir model was 76.92 mg/g, which was close to the experimental results. The constant n was within 2–10 in Freundlich model; it was shown that adsorption of Ni(II) by the resin was easy to take place. The uptake kinetics followed the Lagergren pseudo-first-order rate equation ( ). The particle diffusion controlled the adsorption process of Ni(II). The coefficient of the intraparticle diffusion increased with the increase of the pH values and the concentration of Ni(II) in aqueous solution. There was a drop of 20.1 cm−1 for the bending vibration frequency of N–H bond. Results showed that the adsorption of Ni(II) by D301R anion exchange resin was the surface complexation through the infrared spectrum analysis.