Titanium Coagulants in Water Purification and Water Treatment Processes in Additive Manufacturing


  • Evgenii Kuzin D. Mendeleev university of chemical technology Russia




additive manufacturing, water treatment, coagulants, titanium


Considerable attention is paid to improving the environmental safety of additive manufacturing. The production of titanium products using powder metallurgy methods is characterized by a significant amount of water consumption, and therefore a significant amount of wastewater generated. The paper presents the main directions of using titanium compounds as coagulants for the post-treatment of natural (technical water treatment) and waste water from the additive production of titanium products. It has been established that in the processes of wastewater and recycled water treatment, titanium-containing coagulants are significantly superior to traditional coagulants based on aluminum and iron salts. Processes for preparing process water from surface sources using titanium coagulants also occur with high efficiency. Residual concentrations of pollutants when using titanium tetrachloride as a coagulant were on average 2-3 times lower than when using traditional reagents. The coagulation sludge (sediment) obtained as part of water treatment is titanium dioxide in its composition and can be used in the future as a raw material for various industries.


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How to Cite

Kuzin, Evgenii. 2024. “Titanium Coagulants in Water Purification and Water Treatment Processes in Additive Manufacturing”. Metallurgical and Materials Engineering 30 (2):25-33. https://doi.org/10.56801/MME1042.



Materials, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering