|| List of recent Aerobic-related patents
| Regenerative thermal oxidizer for the reduction or elimination of supplemental fuel gas consumption|
The present invention provides a regenerative thermal oxidizer system, comprising: a recuperative heat exchanger that receives process exhaust gas from an anaerobic digestion process and boosts an inlet temperature of the gas to a second gas temperature; and a regenerative thermal oxidizer that receives the gas from the heat exchanger, further heats/combusts the gas to a third gas temperature, and feeds the gas back through the recuperative heat exchanger, which recoups heat from the gas such that the gas exits the heat exchanger at a fourth gas temperature.. .
Clean Energy Renewable Fuels, Llc
| Treatment methods and treatment systems for plant effluents|
A plant effluent treatment method includes a mixing treatment step that mixes a microorganism activating agent into plant effluent containing organic compounds as discharged from a chemical plant, petroleum plant or petrochemical plant and discharges it as mixing treatment effluent, and an aerobic treatment step that subjects the mixing treatment effluent to aerobic biological treatment and solid-liquid separation treatment in a membrane bioreactor tank.. .
Toray Industries, Inc.
|Anaerobic process for producing biogas with a high methane content by means of the biodigestion of organic waste|
This invention is about a process of increased biogas (9) production, with high methane content, in anaerobic biodigestion plants, with production of electric (11) and thermal energy. The process is based upon biotechnologies, hardware and software specifically developed for this aim.
G-meta Consultoria, Participações E Serviços Ltda
|Engineered co2-fixing chemotrophic microorganisms producing carbon-based products and methods of using the same|
Disclosed herein are microorganisms containing exogenous or heterologous nucleic acid sequences, wherein the microorganisms are capable of growing on gaseous carbon dioxide, gaseous hydrogen, syngas, or combinations thereof. In some embodiments the microorganisms are chemotrophic bacteria that produce or secrete at least 10% of lipid by weight.
|Electrochemical processes to separate products derived from biological conversions|
The disclosure relates to efficient methods of controlling biological conversions while simultaneously removing and converting some of the generated products. More specifically, and, for example, the disclosure discloses electrochemical processes to remove and capture potentially toxic ammonium during anaerobic digestions and to remove and capture carboxylic acids during bioethanol production.
|System and process for treating an anaerobically-processed liquid|
A system for treating an anaerobically-processed liquid, comprising: a solid-liquid separator provided with a filter submerged in the anaerobically-processed liquid; a gas-liquid separator retaining a filtrate passed through the filter, and having a gas-phase part which contains a gas and is positioned over the filtrate; a filtrate-flow passage connected to a filtrate discharge side of the filter and the gas-phase part of the gas-liquid separator; and a first gas-flow passage connected to the gas-phase part of the gas-liquid separator, and equipped with a depressurization means for depressurizing the gas-phase part.. .
|Method for producing fuel oil base|
A method for producing a fuel oil base, comprising: a first step of aerobically culturing a microalga euglena under a nitrogen-deficient condition; a second step of adding a nutrient to a treatment solution containing the microalga euglena cultured in the first step, adjusting the dissolved oxygen concentration of the treatment solution to 0.03 mg/l or less, and performing anaerobic fermentation of the microalga euglena to produce a wax ester; and a third step of hydrotreating a raw material oil containing the wax ester to produce a fuel oil base.. .
Jx Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation
|Method for producing euglena having high wax ester content|
Provided is a method that is for producing euglena having a high wax ester content, capable of more efficiently producing the euglena having a high wax ester content by adding a nutrient before anaerobic fermentation to restore the efficiency of wax ester fermentation. The present invention relates to a method for producing euglena having a high wax ester content.
Jx Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation
|Grit removal system|
A grit removal system for tanks with a need to remove settled solids (e.g., anaerobic digester tank) is described. The system is especially suitable for a large tank, preferably having a flat floor, and it works well while submerged under a liquid.
|Process for garbage and sewage treatment through a method able to accelerate the anaerobic digestion output and product resulting therefrom further allowing the use of varying feedstock|
The present invention discloses a system stimulating the increase in efficiency of anaerobic digestion of a plurality of feedstock streams upon stimulation of microbial feedstock ability and methanogen predominance in the digestion microbial mass.. .
Biowaste Energy, Lda
Wastewater treatment using controlled solids input to an anaerobic digester
The present invention is a system and process for livestock waste management that operates more efficiently than existing technologies with less maintenance and with less chemical process components (and thus chemical handling) with recovery of useful end products. The invention comprises solids separation of the waste to remove solids in excess of about 0.50 mm in size prior to anaerobic digestion followed directly by solids separation preferably using an ultra filter and then ammonia recovery..
Bion Environmental Technologies, Inc.
Combined bioreactor for the treatment of waste water, by means of anaerobic, aerobic and anoxic processes of degradation of organic matter with zone separator system and collection of biogases, scum and sludge
A bioreactor for anaerobic, aerobic and anoxic digestion of organic matter from wastewater, having a bottom anaerobic zone where the wastewater is fed where anaerobic bacteria produces biogas and the sludge produced is deposited on the bottom and subsequently extracted. An anoxic middle zone contains denitrifying bacteria which converts nitrates to nitrogen, and an aerobic zone at the upper part where at least one biological contact rotor is disposed, which degrade organic matter remaining in the water.
Fluid dynamic bearing apparatus and motor comprising the same
A fluid dynamic bearing apparatus with an increased adhesive strength between a component having an adhesion fixing face and a bracket is provided by appropriately controlling the adhesion gap. Materials for a bracket and a housing are selected so that the value obtained by dividing the linear expansion coefficient of the housing fixed to the inner periphery of the bracket by the linear expansion coefficient of the bracket having a portion for mounting a stator coil of a motor is not lower than 0.5 but not higher than 2.0.
Animal bedding and associated methods for preparing and using the same
Animal bedding having one or more solvents and a lignocellulosic fiber, wherein the lignocellulosic fiber has been processed by ruminant digestion and anaerobic digestion. A method for preparing pelletized animal bedding is also disclosed including the steps of providing excrement from a cow which has undergone ruminant digestion, introducing the cow excrement into an anaerobic digester, modifying the cow excrement to a first wet product, drying the first wet product to generate a first dry product, and densifying the first dry product to, in turn, generate pelletized animal bedding..
Contiguous flow anaerobic digester for mechanization of organic matter and production of fertilizer powering the conditions and performance of the anaerobic digestion process, through homogenization of the sludge and process temperature, wherein the digester is tubular shaped and comprises a biogas exhaust valve at the top of the digester. One end of the digester has a sludge outlet connection, a water- and gas-tight zipper that is resistant to the corrosive elements of digestion, and an outlet.
Spray dryer exhaust treatment and anaerobic digester
A spray dryer exhaust gas treatment system and process recovers waste heat, removes odors from the exhaust gas, or both. The spray dryer may be used to dry digestate from an anaerobic digester.
Water aerobic cover for the hair
The waterproof water aerobic cover for the hair, unlike a swimming cap or hair wrap that confines the hair to the scalp causing the wearer to lose their coiffure and its volume, is uniquely design with the best waterproof fabrics and designs to solve a long time problem that has prevented many females for many years to stay away from any water activities, and that is retaining their coiffure. The present invention is especially designed to effectively prevent the hair from flattening and to replace the typical way of protecting the hair against water splashes and moisture when doing water aerobic or water sports.
Biosolids digester and process for biosolids production
The invention relates to methods and apparatuses for producing class a biosolids. In yet another embodiment, the invention relates to a method comprising digesting waster material by anaerobic digestion, and yielding class a biosolids.
Dvo Licensing, Inc.
Method for conversion of halophytic biomass to biogas via thalassic anaerobic digestion
Described is a process for the conversion of halophytic plant biomass containing saline organic solids into biogas through anaerobic digestion. Operation of the process with saline (e.g., seawater) as liquid media under the method conditions taught leads to biological conversion of the organic matter into biogas.
Masdar Institute Of Science And Technology
Membrane supported bioreactor for conversion of syngas components to liquid products
Ethanol and other liquid products are produced by contacting syngas components such as co or a mixture of co2 and h2 with a surface of a membrane under anaerobic conditions and transferring these components into contact with a biofilm on the opposite side of the membrane. These steps provide a stable system for producing liquid products such as ethanol, butanol and other chemicals.
Fermentation process using specific oxygen uptake rates as a process control
Specific oxygen uptake (our) is used as a process control parameter in fermentation processes. Our is determined during at least the production phase of a fermentation process, and process parameters are adjusted to maintain the our within desired ranges.
Method for treating sewage sludge and wastewater treatment plant
The invention describes a method for treating sewage sludge through the treatment steps of hydrolysing (2) the sewage sludge (1) and digesting (11) the hydrolysed sewage sludge (10), which has undergone hydrolysis (2), for the anaerobic treatment of the sewage sludge (1), and through the step of separating phosphate from the at least partially treated sewage sludge (3). Phosphate is separated after the treatment step of hydrolysing (2) and before the treatment step of digesting (11) the hydrolysed sewage sludge (3), wherein the sewage sludge (10), without the phosphate portion separated in the phosphate separation step, is fed to the anaerobic treatment performed through digestion (11)..
P.c.s. Pollution Control Service Gmbh
Method for the treatment, control, minimization, and prevention of bovine mastitis
A method for the treatment, control, minimization, and/or prevention of bovine mastitis including the step of introducing animal bedding into a stall of a cow, wherein the animal bedding includes at least one solvent, and a lignocellulosic fiber, wherein the lignocellulosic fiber has been processed by ruminant digestion and anaerobic digestion.. .
Method for producing alcohol using tree as starting material and alcohol solution obtained by same
A method is provided for the production of alcohol from trees, the method comprising a step of treating a subject tree with mother cell lyases formed through cytolysis associated with sporulation of spore-forming aerobic bacteria, thereby degrading said tree into a powdery state and obtaining a tree degradation product; a step of sterilizing said tree degradation product; a step of treating said sterilized tree degradation product with a koji fungus (aspergillus oryzae) thereby carrying out a primary fermentation; a step of adding a yeast to the fermentation broth obtained by said primary fermentation thereby carrying out a secondary fermentation; and a step of filtering the fermentation broth obtained by said secondary fermentation, wherein said mother cell lyases are obtained by culturing said spore-forming aerobic bacteria, subjecting the resultant culture medium to a starvation state, thereby converting said bacteria into endospores, and removing impurities including said endosporic bacteria from said culture medium and wherein said spore-forming aerobic bacteria are mre symbiotic bacteria.. .
Meisho Co., Ltd
High-nitrogen loading for ammonia processing via anaerobic digestion
A method and system to improve in vitro anaerobic digestion processes are disclosed. Simultaneous digestion of dairy manures with various food wastes improves anaerobic process stability and methane production.
Fermented pomegranate oil composition and preparing the same
Disclosed are a fermented pomegranate oil composition wherein pomegranates are immersed in edible vegetable oil so that the pomegranates are fermented under anaerobic conditions and active ingredients of the pomegranates are efficiently released to the edible oil to obtain edible vegetable oil containing active ingredients of pomegranates which is useful for cosmetics, functional foods and medicine materials, and a method of preparing the same.. .
Sound-output-control device, sound-output-control method, and sound-output-control program
A sound-output-control device including an acquisition unit which acquires an anaerobic threshold, a reception unit which receives an input about exercise intensity, a calculation unit which calculates a value indicating a target heart rate of a user on the basis of the acquired anaerobic threshold and the received exercise-intensity input, a detection unit which detects a value indicating the current tempo of a physical exercise done by the user, and a control unit that controls a sound output on the basis of a result of a comparison of the target heart-rate value calculated by the calculation unit and the current physical-exercise-tempo value detected by the detection unit, so as to lead a heart rate of the user so that the heart rate of the user attains the target heart rate is provided.. .
Wastewater treatment process that utilizes granular sludge to reduce cod concentration in wastewater
A wastewater treatment process that employs anaerobic granular sludge or biomass to remove chemical oxygen demand (cod) from the wastewater. Certain constituents, such as cod, nitrogen, calcium, other dissolved solids, suspended solids, can impair the effectiveness of the granular biomass.
Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies Support
Anaerobic water purification treating a liquid
The invention relates to an anaerobic water purification system, conversion kit and method for treating a liquid. The anaerobic water purification system according to the invention comprises: -a container for the liquid for treatment provided during use with a sludge bed; -a supply conduit operatively connected to the container for supplying the liquid for treatment; -a distribution system connected to the supply conduit for distributing the liquid over the sludge bed from above; -carrier material which is arranged during use in the container and to which anaerobic sludge material can attach; and -a gas roof arranged at or on the container and provided with a volume which can be adapted during use to the biogas production.
Control of conductivity in anaerobic fermentation
Process are provided which are effective for controlling medium conductivity during fermentation of a co-containing gaseous substrate while providing an sty of about 10 g ethanol/(l·day) or more. The process includes balancing medium conductivity, specific carbon uptake or cell density levels..
Process for producing 3-hydroxybutyric acid or salt thereof
The invention provides a process for producing 3-hydroxybutyric acid or a salt thereof. The process includes (1) culturing one or more halophilic bacteria belonging to the genus halomonas under aerobic conditions in a medium containing an inorganic salt and one or more organic carbon sources; (2) changing the culture conditions from aerobic culture to microaerobic culture, and culturing bacterial cells of the halophilic bacteria to produce 3-hydroxybutyric acid or a salt thereof in a culture medium; and (3) collecting the 3-hydroxybutyric acid or the salt thereof from the culture medium..
Aeration of liquid suitable for aqueous waste treatment
Aerator kit comprising a body defining a fluid-flow channel, and a nozzle insert disposed inside said body as such forming together a venturi aerator which is useful for aerating aqueous waste. The aerator can be used submerged as a part of an aerobic digester, in which gas or air flow into the nozzle inlet while drawing liquid through a peripheral hole in the aerators body and cause mixing.
Methods and nitrogen removal from wastewater
The present invention is directed to equipment, systems and methods for the biological removal of nitrogen from wastewater. The ammonium removal processes disclosed herein can be used in both batch and continuous flow biological reactors with real time control of nitrogen loading to effectively cultivate ammonium oxidizing bacteria alone, as well as in a mixture of ammonium oxidizing bacteria with anaerobic ammonium oxidizing bacteria in a single bioreactor.
Waste biofermenter, based on temperature control by means of heating and cooling an added liquid or gaseous solution for energy-use optimization
The present invention comprises a waste-bio-fermenter device based on temperature control by means of heating and cooling an added liquid or gaseous solution, for energy-use optimization. The device makes it possible to utilize, for energy purposes, biomass and gases that result from anaerobic biodigestion in the thermophilic phase, said device differing from biodigesters currently offered in the market in that its temperature control is monitored, resulting in a shorter fermentation time, better quality, for energy-use purposes, of the produced dry material, and a high yield.
Waste disposal apparatus
A waste disposal apparatus, for disposing of waste materials using aerobic decomposition, includes a decomposition chamber (14) including a waste inlet (34) for receiving waste materials, a waste outlet (70) for discharging waste materials from the chamber after aerobic decomposition thereof, and a sieve element (16) located within the decomposition chamber between the inlet and the outlet. A load sensor (90) is provided for sensing the quantity of waste material within the decomposition chamber, the load sensor configured to sense the load supported by the sieve element (16)..
The invention relates to processes and equipment for treatment of a feedstock by anaerobic organisms to produce a methane containing biogas that can be used as a source of energy. The invention is particularly concerned with producing methane from a waste plant material such as produced by fermentation processes used in the alcoholic beverages industry, such as from brewing/distilling processes which employ grain material for fermentation..
Process to anaerobic digestion of wastewater with high concentration of ammonia nitrogen or protein, in upflow anaerobic digester and sludge blanket, with immobilization of microorganisms and inhibition by ammonium controlled using zeolite-clinoptilolite, and optional production of biofertilizer
Procedure using zeolite, clinoptilolite type in an upflow anaerobic reactor and sludge blanket (uasbs) in order to obtain granular active sludge, thereby improving the density of the sludge, and thereby, their settling properties, and increase of biomass within reactor by immobilizing microorganisms, to achieve an increase in the efficiency of the removal of organic material and the production of biogas (60-70% methane) in more than 20% over the same type reactor used so far without zeolite, enabling the use of such reactor for treating wastewater with a high concentration of proteins, amino acids and other nitrogen compounds and which prevents the accumulation of nitrogen, which is toxic to the process by allowing zeolite-clinoptilolite, the exchange with alkali and alkaline earth found in specific points of the crystal structure of clinoptilolite by ammonia nitrogen, and also preventing the development of filamentous bacteria, which are difficult to hold up within the reactor and reduces its efficiency.. .
Biological/electrolytic conversion of biomass to hydrocarbons
Hydrocarbon and hydrogen fuels and other products may be produced by a process employing a combination of fermentation and electrochemical stages. In the process, a biomass contained within a fermentation medium is fermented with an inoculum comprising a mixed culture of microorganisms derived the rumen contents of a rumen-containing animal.