Biofiltration of a mixture of volatile organic compounds on granular activated carbon

@article{Aizpuru2003BiofiltrationOA,
  title={Biofiltration of a mixture of volatile organic compounds on granular activated carbon},
  author={Aitor Aizpuru and Luc Malhautier and Jean-Claude Roux and Jean-Louis Fanlo},
  journal={Biotechnology and Bioengineering},
  year={2003},
  volume={83}
}
The performance of a biofilter packed with Active Carbon (AC) was evaluated. The effluent (alcohol, ketones, esters, aromatic and chlorinated compounds) treated was a representative mixture of most common industrial emissions. To achieve a better knowledge of multicomponent adsorption mechanisms, and to underline the interest of inoculating AC, a control abiotic humidified filter had been operated in the same conditions as the biofilter. For a load of 110 g VOC m−3 AC h−1, after 55 days of… Expand
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