4. The Ion Exchange Process

  1. William Wist,
  2. Jay H. Lehr and
  3. Rod McEachern

Published Online: 17 SEP 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470529058.ch4

Water Softening with Potassium Chloride: Process, Health, and Environmental Benefits

Water Softening with Potassium Chloride: Process, Health, and Environmental Benefits

How to Cite

Wist, W., Lehr, J. H. and McEachern, R. (2009) The Ion Exchange Process, in Water Softening with Potassium Chloride: Process, Health, and Environmental Benefits, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470529058.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 SEP 2009
  2. Published Print: 18 SEP 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470087138

Online ISBN: 9780470529058

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Keywords:

  • ion exchange processes - common in industry;
  • ion exchange resin types in common usage;
  • design of household water softeners

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Synthesis and Structure of Ion Exchange Resins

  • Types of Ion Exchange Resins

  • Household Water Softening

  • Typical Household Water Softeners

  • Cocurrent and Countercurrent Regeneration

  • Mathematical Treatment of Ion Exchange Equilibria

  • Selectivity of Ion Exchange Reactions