Understanding BIOFILTERS

Boswell, Jim
February 2010
Pollution Engineering;Feb2010, Vol. 42 Issue 2, p14
Trade Publication
The article offers information on thermal oxidizers with bio-oxidation equipment in biofiltration of air pollutants. A biofilter comprises of a humidification chamber that is designed to provide the desired destruction efficiency of the compounds in the exhaust system. According to the author, in determining the maximum hazardous air pollutants (HAP) and volatile organic compounds (VOC) controls, biofilters could reduce the overall cost of ownership and minimize operating expenses.


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