|| List of recent Aerobic-related patents
| Coir based bioremediation cleaning products and associated methods|
Methods and products for spill response management also providing bioremediation of specific substrates such as protein, starch, carbohydrates, hydrocarbons, fats and greases through superior enzymatic activity in both aerobic and anaerobic environments with one product. In one illustrative embodiment, a product may include coir in a proportion of from about 85% to about 99% and a suitable microbe for initiating bioremediation in an appropriate form in a proportion of from about 20% to about 1%, by weight.
| Media supplements and methods to culture human gastrointestinal anaerobic microorganisms|
A media supplement for culturing anaerobic bacteria is provided which comprises a filtrate of effluent from a chemostat vessel in which a target bacterial ecosystem has been cultured. Methods of using the supplement for culturing or isolating anaerobic microbial strains or communities, particularly anaerobic bacteria from the human gut, are also provided..
| Methods and apparatus for hydrogen based biogas upgrading|
The present invention relates to an anaerobic process for biogas upgrading and hydrogen utilization comprising the use of acidic waste as co-substrate. In this process, h2 and co2 will be converted to ch4, which will result in lower co2 content in the biogas.
| Carbon-based durable goods and renewable fuel from biomass waste dissociation for transportation and storage|
Techniques, systems, apparatus and material are described for generating renewable energy from biomass waste while sequestering carbon. In one aspect, a method performed by a reactor to dissociate raw biomass waste into a renewable source energy or a carbon byproduct or both includes receiving the raw biomass waste that includes carbon, hydrogen and oxygen to be dissociated under an anaerobic reaction.
|Reduction of hydrogen sulfide and/or malodor gassing from water via the addition of peroxyacetic acid/hydrogen peroxide product|
The invention provides methods and compositions for reducing the malodorous sulfide gas released by a wastewater treatment system. The method preserves the vitality of waste consuming organisms within the system.
|Anaerobic digester service device with a separation curtain|
A digester tank has a servicing device that allows access to the interior of the digester tank. The sealing device may have a movable retention wall adapted to resist the pressure of the gas inside the digester by one or more of a) increasing the bending resistance of the retention wall, for example by inflating pockets in the wall, b) forcing the lower edge of the retention wall downwards, for example by weight, a mechanical arm or inflating pockets, and c) providing a mechanical structure within the retention wall, for example a non-moving cage-like structure.
|Solid waste digestion system|
A system for digesting biodigestible feed that preferably includes the steps of comminuting the feed, introducing feed, an oxygen-containing gas, an accelerant, and bacteria into a digestion zone, the bacteria being suitable for digesting the feed under aerobic, anaerobic, and anoxic conditions. The contents of the digestion zone can be changed from aerobic operation to either anoxic or anaerobic operation, or vice versa, without changing the bacteria in the digestion zone..
|Reperfusion protection solution and uses thereof|
In various embodiments a reperfusion protection solution (rps) is provided along with methods of use thereof. Illustrative reperfusion protection solutions include, but are not limited to a buffer; one or more substrates for the synthesis of adenosine triphosphate (atp) under anaerobic conditions; citrate-phosphate-dextrose (cpd); and one or more amino acids that stabilize cell membranes.
|Combination bacteriolytic therapy for the treatment of tumors|
Current approaches for treating cancer are limited, in part, by the inability of drugs to affect the poorly vascularized regions of tumors. We have found that spores of anaerobic bacteria in combination with agents which interact with microtubules can cause the destruction of both the vascular and avascular compartments of tumors.
|Methods for using carboxamide, sulfonamide and amine compounds|
Disclosed are uses of carboxamide, sulfonamide and amine compounds for the treatment and amelioration of disorders and conditions related to oxidative stress, mitochondrial dysfunction, free radical damage and metabolic inefficiency, among others. Also described are methods for increasing exercise endurance, exercise efficiency and aerobic workload using the compounds described herein..
|Inhibition of methane production during anaerobic reductive dechlorination|
This method of restricting methane production in methanogenic bacteria, by the use of the enzyme and coenzyme inhibitors, works during anaerobic reductive dechlorination. Various compounds such as, but not limited to, red yeast rice, vitamin b10 derivatives, and ethanesulfonates are utilized to disrupt these different enzyme and coenzyme systems responsible for the production of methane.
|Method and apparatus for bio-fuel seeding|
A method and apparatus is provided for microbial seeding and amendment of traditional alternative fuels production systems and processes using immobilized microbe bioreactors. The system addition utilizes attachment of yeast or other microbial consortia to a substrate to enhance alternative fuels production in fermentation processes.
|Production of carboxylates and methane from biomass waste|
Methods and systems for producing and removing c6 and/or c8 carboxylates and/or methane from carbohydrate containing biomass, an alcohol, and mixtures of microorganisms under an anaerobic environment. The c6 and/or c8 carboxylates are removed continuously or in-line.
|Method for preparation of amorphous silica from biomass|
A method for preparation of amorphous silica from biomass. The method includes pyrolyzing the biomass under anaerobic conditions to yield a pyrolysis gas and solid residues, collecting the pyrolysis gas, and calcining the solid residues under aerobic conditions to yield amorphous silica..
|Aldehyde-selective wacker-type oxidation of unbiased alkenes|
Under aerobic reaction conditions sufficient to convert at least a portion of the terminal olefin to an aldehyde.. .
|Three stage, multiple phase anaerobic digestion system and method|
A three stage, multiple phase anaerobic digestion system and method designed to separate the biological phases, optimize microbial activity in each phase, and significantly increase system reliability and energy production. The system physically separates the biological phases of anaerobic digestion based on particle size, particle density, and solubility of metabolic products.
|Nutrient recovery systems and methods|
Methods, systems, and apparatuses for anaerobic digestion of waste fibrous material and the recovery of nutrients are provided. Methods, systems, and apparatuses disclosed herein provide mechanisms to release dissolved gases from anaerobic digester effluent.
|Use of encapsulated substrates that controlthe release rates of organic hydrogen donors|
Anaerobic reductive dechlorination processes remove chlorinated solvents from contaminated subsurface soil and ground water. The presence of organic hydrogen donors enables anaerobic microorganisms present in the subsurface soil and groundwater to accelerate the reductive dechlorination process.
|Rotating drum micro-screen for primary wastewater treatment|
A rotating screen has one or more panels arranged into a cylinder, or drum. The panels have openings in a micro-screening range, for example 100 microns or less.
|Pressurised recirculation of organic material|
An apparatus (10) for the pressurised recirculation of organic material comprising a reactor vessel (12) capable of being pressurised and in which both anaerobic digestion and aerobic composting of organic material may occur, the reactor vessel (12) having both an inlet (14) and an outlet (16) for organic material, together with a conveyor means (18, 20, 22, 28, 29, 30, 32, 34 and 36) to convey organic material to the inlet (14) and from the outlet (16), whereby organic material may be transferred between the outlet (16) and the inlet (14) to achieve recirculation and rearrangement thereof whilst maintaining a pressurised state. A method for the pressurised recirculation of organic material is also described..
|Anaerobic digestion system|
An anaerobic digestion system for digestion of animal or other organic material and production of biogas is shown. The digestion system includes a simplified construction and improved agitation system both partially enabled by a dual container system that makes use of the buoyancy of the digestion container for support..
|Method and installation for treating wastewater containing ammonia|
A method and installation for treating wastewater containing ammonia includes feeding activated sludge from an aeration tank into a hydrocyclone. The sludge is separated into a specifically heavy fraction containing mostly anaerobic ammonia-oxidizing bacteria (anammox) and a specifically light fraction containing mostly aerobic oxidizing bacteria (aob), which are returned to the aeration tank.
|System for decomposition of organic compounds and method of operation|
Disclosed an aerobic system for decomposition of aqueous organic waste, which comprises at least a first processing container including sides, an upper opening, a substantially horizontal floor, an inlet, an outlet, at least one channel arranged at the floor having an upwardly opening mouth, a ventilating pipe extending above the mouth, and a pump connected to the pipe and arranged to provide a supply of a gas to the ventilating pipe.. .
|System and method for treating wastewater and resulting sludge|
A wastewater treatment process that produces primary sludge and biological sludge. The system and process hydrolyzes the biological sludge in a hydrolysis reactor.
|Anaerobic treatment system and anaerobic treatment method|
Provided is an anaerobic treatment system including an anaerobic treatment tank that anaerobically treats organic waste water by sludge which is acclimated to a low temperature condition, a state evaluation unit that evaluates a state of the organic waste water with respect to the anaerobic treatment tank, and a heating unit that heats the organic waste water which flows into the anaerobic treatment tank, in which when the state evaluation unit determines that heating is necessary, a temperature of the organic waste water is increased by the heating unit.. .
|Self-contained oil flush toilet unit and sewage treatment system for separating and pre-treating waste|
A self-contained, oil flush medium toilet system is provided having a largely rectangular enclosure that separates the flush medium from collected waste and preprocesses the waste for subsequent removal. The device requires no connection to sewage or water lines, and can be installed with only electrical connections for continual operation.
|Enhanced ethanol fermentation using biodigestate|
Methods and systems for enhancing ethanol production using a suspending fluid are described. The suspending fluid includes organic material that has at least partially been anaerobically digested and anaerobic microorganisms, and is substantially free of non-anaerobic microorganisms.
Disclosed is an improved water treatment cavitation reactor cone. The tank operates on a continuous flow of fluids which are subjected to ultrasonic waves in combination with a high level of injected ozone.
|Multi-layer barrier film and use thereof|
A multi-layer barrier film made of a plastic material adapted for covering and/or wrapping natural products used both for animal feeding and as raw materials for plants producing energy from renewable sources, particularly ensiled agricultural vegetable products such as chopped fodder or the like, includes at least one barrier layer made of an air-impermeable, and particularly oxygen-impermeable, plastic material for preventing aerobic fermentation of the ensiled product or for limiting it to the lactic fermentation caused by anaerobic microorganisms. The film has an oxygen permeability value, measured at 0% humidity and at 20° c., not higher than 300 cc/m2/day/atm in the stretched or not stretched condition, with an overall thickness not higher than 500 μm..
|Method for the simultaneous production of ethanol and a fermented, solid product|
The invention relates to a method for the simultaneous production of a fermented, solid product and ethanol comprising the following steps: 1) providing a mixture of milled or flaked or otherwise disintegrated biomass, comprising oligosaccharides and/or polysaccharides and live yeast in a dry matter ratio of from 2:1 to 100:1, and water; 2) fermenting the mixture resulting from step (1) under conditions where the water content in the initial mixture does not exceed 65% by weight, for 1-36 hours at a temperature of about 25-60° c. Under anaerobic conditions; 3) incubating the fermented mixture resulting from step (2) for 0.5-240 minutes at a temperature of about 70-150° c.; and 4) separating wet fermented, solid product from the fermented mixture resulting from step (3); further comprising either a) that the fermentation in step (2) is performed in one or more interconnected paddle worm or continuous worm conveyers with inlet means for the fermentation mixture and additives and outlet means for the ferment as well as control means for rotation speed, temperature and ph, or b) that one or more processing aids are added in any of steps (1), (2) and (3) and further comprising a step of 5) separating crude ethanol from the fermented mixture in step (2) by vacuum and/or in step (3) by vacuum or by injection of steam and condensing the surplus stripping steam.
|Heat and moisture resistant anaerobic adhesives and sealants|
Anaerobic adhesive compositions have been developed that are very thermally stable, and are also extremely hydrophobic to allow for formulations that can withstand extreme harsh temperature, pressure and moisture environments.. .
|System and method for producing a consistent quality syngas from diverse waste materials with heat recovery based power generation, and renewable hydrogen co-production|
A system and method for converting waste and secondary materials into synthesis gas (syngas) through the use of a molten metal bath gasifier for the initial breakdown of waste feeds and an a/c plasma reactor for complete dissociation of waste feeds into syngas, and an anaerobic digester. The system includes a heat recovery and steam power generation process for the production of electricity.
|Digester assembly for providing renewable resources and associated systems, apparatuses, and methods|
A renewable energy system includes a digester assembly having an outer tube with an input region and a digestion region. The input region extends above grade and is configured to receive liquid waste.
|Methods and systems for stabilizing organic material|
The present application relates to systems and methods for processing organic material. The methods may include extraction of biochemical nutrients from organic material, such as food scraps.
|Processes for the anaerobic bioconversion of syngas to oxygenated organic compound with in situ protection from hydrogen cyanide|
Processes are disclosed for the anaerobic bioconversion of syngas to oxygenated organic compound that use an in situ method for protecting the microorganisms from hydrogen cyanide contained in the syngas that passes to the fermentation broth. The fermentation broth is maintained at a ph of between about 4 and 6, and dissolved metal cation of one or more of iron, cobalt, nickel and zinc is provided to the fermentation broth in an amount sufficient to form, under the conditions of the fermentation broth, a substantially insoluble metal complex with the metal cation and cyanide anion.
|Method for production of n-propanol and other c3-carbon containing products from syngas by symbiotic arrangement of c1-fixing and c3-producing anaerobic microorganism cultures|
This invention provides methods and systems for the production of propanol. Specifically, the methods and systems of the present invention use symbiotic arrangement of anaerobic microorganism cultures for the production of propanol from syngas..
|Method for production of n-propanol and other c3-containing products from syngas by symbiotic co-cultures of anaerobic microorganisms|
This invention provides methods and systems for the production of propanol. Specifically, the methods and systems of the present invention use symbiotic co-cultures for the production of propanol from syngas..
|System and method for controlling metabolite production in a microbial fermentation|
A method is provided for controlling a metabolic profile of an anaerobic microbial fermentation culture. In particular, a metabolic profile of a fermentation process is controlled by controlling the amount of dissolved co2 provided to a culture.