By Jan Bartacek (ed.), Christian Kennes (ed.), Piet Lens (ed.)
Power and feedstock fabrics for the chemical exhibit an expanding call for. With constraints with regards to availability and use of oil, the strength and chemical is topic to enormous adjustments. the necessity for using more cost-effective and extensively to be had feedstocks, and the advance of sustainable and environmentally pleasant chemical tactics is growing to be quickly less than either within your means and public pressure.
Therefore, waste fuel remedy has progressively been built-in into the method layout. rather than discharging their waste gases into the ambience, industries more and more try and develop into self-sufficient and get better compounds from their very own wastestreams or use (upgraded) wastestreams of neighbouring industries as uncooked material.
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Lompoc, CA). The TBABs ran at a constant operating temperature of 20°C and operated in a flow switching from co-current to counter-current gas flow vs. liquid flow always downward. A schematic of the TBAB setup could be found in Figure 1. 1 Air N2 + O2 2 3 4 VOCs Particles Water CO2 VOC TBAB 6 5 1 Electronic Air Cleaner 2 Mass Flow Controller 3 Flow Meter 4 Syringe Pump 5 Nutrient Feed 6 Biofilter Effluent air Effluent water Figure 1 Schematic of the TBAB. 36 L min–1 with a corresponding empty bed retention time (EBRT) of 120 seconds.
Recycled water was drained and fresh water was added to replace it once a week. In the last 80 days, a 10-L filter of extruded AC (Norit RB3) was installed preceding the bioreactor. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION LABORATORY STUDY The elimination capacity (EC) versus IL is plotted along with the removal efficiency (RE) versus inlet VOC concentration in Fig. 1. Even for the lower applied IL no complete removal was obtained, because of the low removal of toluene and m-xylene. 4 g C m–3 h–1 of IL and at 15 s of EBRT.
2 Alexander M, Biodegradation and Bioremediation, Academic Press, California, USA (1999). 3 Juteau P, Larocque R, Rho D and LeDuy A, Analysis of the relative abundance of different types of bacteria capable of toluene degradation in compost biofilter, Appl Microbiol Biotechnol, 52: 863–868 (1999). 4 Song J and Kinney K, Microbial response and elimination capacity in biofilters subjected to high toluene loadings, Appl Microbiol Biotechnol, 68: 554–559 (2005). 5 Jang JH, Hirai M and Shoda M, Styrene degradation by Pseudomonas sp.
Biotechniques for Air Pollution Control: Proceedings of the 3rd International Congress on Biotechniques for Air Pollution Control. Delft, The Netherlands, September 28-30, 2009 by Jan Bartacek (ed.), Christian Kennes (ed.), Piet Lens (ed.)