Biotechniques for Air Pollution Control: Proceedings of the by Jan Bartacek (ed.), Christian Kennes (ed.), Piet Lens (ed.)

By Jan Bartacek (ed.), Christian Kennes (ed.), Piet Lens (ed.)

Strength and feedstock fabrics for the chemical exhibit an expanding call for. With constraints on the topic of availability and use of oil, the power and chemical is topic to massive adjustments. the necessity for using more affordable and extensively to be had feedstocks, and the improvement of sustainable and environmentally pleasant chemical approaches is starting to be speedily lower than either low in cost and public pressure.

Therefore, waste gasoline 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 turn into self-sufficient and get well compounds from their very own wastestreams or use (upgraded) wastestreams of neighbouring industries as uncooked material.

The court cases of the third foreign Symposium on Biotechniques for pollution regulate, hung on 28-30 September 2009 in Delft, the Netherlands, supply an summary of cutting edge biotechnology dependent methods for therapy of waste gasses. a variety of cutting edge study elements of environmental chemistry, environmental engineering, and bioprocess expertise are mentioned.

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After this time no more toluene degradation was noticed. For the case of the biocomposites with polyamine A-2, the obtained adsorption-biodegradation behavior is shown in Figure 2. 1 0 BCA-1 BCIA-1 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 Time, days C/Co Figure 1 Toluene adsorption-biodegradation behavior, biocomposites BCA-1 and BCIA-1. 1 0 BCA-1 BCIA-1 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 Time, days Figure 2 Toluene adsorption-biodegradation behavior, biocomposites BCA-2 and BCIA-2. indb 30 4/15/2010 7:36:32 PM Effect of polyamine on degradation of toluene 31 It is clear that there was an important adsorption but it was almost equal to that obtained with the biocomposite which had the polyamine with higher molecular weight, at the end of the experiment.

Indb 47 4/15/2010 7:36:35 PM Biotechniques for Air Pollution Control Removal efficiency (%) 100 90 80 70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0 0% Re mo va l 40 35 30 25 20 15 10 5 0 10 Elimination capacity (g C m3 h−1) 48 EBRT: 0 60 s 30 s 15 s 80 20 40 60 Inlet load (g C m−3 h−1) EBRT: 0 60 s 30 s 15 s 100 400 200 300 Inlet VOC concentration (mg C m−3) Figure 1 Performance results for the laboratory BTF under continuous loading. Table 1 Performance from the laboratory BTF under intermittent loading. 2 * 8 cycles of 2 h.

The maximum elimination capacities reached were around 300 and 200 g/m3 × h for the thermophilic and mesophilic bioreactor respectively at high residence times. These data could suggest that both the thermophilic and mesophilic biotricking filters would be highly efficient at relatively high inlet concentrations combined with moderate flow rates. In waste gas treatment, the use of a second organic liquid phase is known to be able to significantly increase the bioreactors efficiency mainly in case of hardly water soluble pollutants and toxic compounds.

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