Chapter 4. Fermentation Technology

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

Published Online: 21 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527621705.ch4e

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) Fermentation Technology, in Biogas from Waste and Renewable Resources: An Introduction, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527621705.ch4e

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:

  • fermentation technology;
  • batchwise processes;
  • continuous processes;
  • systems engineering;
  • existing installations

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Batchwise and continuous processes without separators

    • Systems engineering

    • Reactor technique

      • Reactor size

      • Reactor Designs

      • Covering of the bioreactor

      • Access door and inlet

      • Drainage layer below the bioreactor

      • Heat insulation

      • Agitators

      • Heating

    • Efficiency

  • Existing installations by different suppliers

    • WABIO-Vaasa process

    • DUT process

    • WABIO process

    • FarmaticTM biotech energy installation

    • BigadanTM process (formerly Krüger process)

    • ValorgaTM process

  • Installation with substrate dilution and subsequent water separation

    • Equipment

    • Implemented installations of different manufacturers

  • Installation with biomass accumulation

    • Sewage sludge digestion tower installation

      • Equipment

      • Operation of the digestion tower

    • Industrial purification of sewage

      • Process engineering and equipment construction

      • Plant installations

  • Plants with separation of non-hydrolyzable biomass

    • Process of suspension

      • Process engineering and equipment construction

      • Efficiency

      • Plant installations

    • Percolation process

      • Process engineering and equipment construction

      • Plant installations

  • Residue storage tank and distribution