Chapter 3. Gas Preparation

  1. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dieter Deublein1 and
  2. Dipl.-Ing. Angelika Steinhauser2

Published Online: 21 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527621705.ch3f

Biogas from Waste and Renewable Resources: An Introduction

Biogas from Waste and Renewable Resources: An Introduction

How to Cite

Deublein, D. and Steinhauser, A. (eds) (2008) Gas Preparation, in Biogas from Waste and Renewable Resources: An Introduction, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527621705.ch3f

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Deublein Consulting, International Management, Ritzingerstr. 19, 94469 Deggendorf, Germany

  2. 2

    8, Dover Rise Heritage View, Tower A #11-08, Singapore 138679, Singapore

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 20 FEB 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527318414

Online ISBN: 9783527621705

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Keywords:

  • gas preparation;
  • removal of substances;
  • adsorption

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Removal of hydrogen sulfide

    • Biological desulfurization

    • Sulfide precipitation

    • Absorption in a ferric chelate solution

    • Adsorption at iron-containing masses

    • Adsorption on activated charcoal

    • Chemical binding to zinc

    • Surfactants

    • Passing the biogas through an algae reactor or addition of sodium alginate

    • Direct oxidation

    • Compressed gas scrubbing

    • Molecular sieves

  • Removal of the carbon dioxide

    • Absorption

    • Absorbents based on glycol and ethanolamines

    • Adsorption with pressure swing technology (PSA)

    • Adsorption with pressure swing technology (VPSA) under vacuum

    • Diaphragm technology

    • Mineralization and biomineralization

    • Cryogenic biogas purification

  • Removal of oxygen

  • Removal of water

  • Removal of ammonia

  • Removal of siloxanes