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Client:  May Gurney

Whitlingham SBT, Odour Abatement System: LavaRok® Biofilter, CuCarbs®, Fans, Ductwork & Covers

Project Description

Odour abatement of H2 S and ammonia extracted from covered tanks through an OSIL LavaRok® Biofilter followed by dual CuCarb® activated carbon polishing units capable of a 99% removal of 30ppm NH3 and 100ppm H2 S from a 12,500mÑ/h air stream. Final effluent water is continually sprayed over the graded LavaRok® pebbles to provide the correct environment for the inoculum.

The porous nature of the LavaRok® provides a large surface area for the inoculum to react with the odorous air. The CuCarb® units polish any odour not removed by the Biofilter. The benefit of CuCarb® over other carbons is the ability to continue the polishing process in a damp environment.

"While OSIL presented three options to help us prevent nuisance odours being produced, together with the relative capital and running costs, their LavaRok® bio-filtration system was clearly the way forward. Bio-filtration fits with our business ethics, from the unique long life media to employing natural biological processes."

Chris Penn, Project Manager May Gurney.

OSIL Scope

Turnkey design, manufacture, supply, installation and commissioning of OSIL LavaRok® and CuCarb® odour control system including fans, ducting, electrical panels.

Project Duration: 22 weeks

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