Tibuana : Journal of Applied Industrial Engineering
Vol 4 No 01 (2021): Tibuana

Comparison of the Effectiveness of Natural Coagulant Performance on% BOD Removal and% COD Removal in Pharmaceutical Industry Waste

Maharani, Agustin (Unknown)
Setiawan, Dwi (Unknown)
Ningsih, Erlinda (Unknown)

Article Info

Publish Date
31 Jan 2021


Waste treatment can be done in variousways. One of the methods that can be used isthe coagulation and flocculation method. Thecoagulant used can be either a chemicalcoagulant or a natural coagulant. Naturalcoagulants can be used in wastewatertreatment for % removal of BOD and %removal of COD. By using moringa seedcoagulant, it showed % removal of BOD of90.12% and % removal of COD in thepharmaceutical industry waste a maximum of71.23%. Through the use of tapioca starchcoagulants, % removal of BOD and CODwas 95.25% and 94.63%. The use of smallcrab chitosan coagulant showed % removalof both BOD and COD’s results was 32%and 31%.

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