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Otto Nockemann: Fermentation of organic materials for producing heat and fertilizer. Toren McGeady & Associates, January 3, 1989: US04795711 (10 worldwide citation)

Organic material and animal excrement is fermented in an accelerated manner in closed systems in order to produce energy, such as biogas and heat, wherein, as a rule, the material is moved around or constantly shifted, respectively, in known devices. According to the invention, the material to be fe ...


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Jaroslav Kristoufek: Method for processing of organic materials containing nitrogen compounds. Ceskoslovenska akademie ved, December 1, 1987: US04710300 (10 worldwide citation)

The invention pertains to a method for processing of organic materials containing nitrogen compounds, where the organic material undergoes an anaerobic digestion with simultaneous liberation of biogas which contains methane and carbon dioxide. The liquid product obtained after anaerobic digestion is ...


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Gilbert Ducellier deceased, Andre Pavia: Method of and equipment for anaerobic degradation of organic products. Union Industrielle et D Entreprise, Valorga, Andre Pavia, Lucienne Ducellier, Michele Fabres nee Ducellier, Monique Goudet nee Ducellier, Colette Segonzac nee Ducellier, Renee Ducellier nee Richert, Veronique Ducellier, Steinberg & Raskin, April 25, 1989: US04824571 (10 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a method and equipment for carrying out the degradation of various organic products or waste in an anaerobic medium. The equipment comprises a plurality of ducts for reinjecting biogas into a fermentation vat sidewise spaced from each other and disposed at least in t ...


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Durrant Helen Elizabeth, Pugh Shirley Yvonne Ruth: Treatment of waste material.. Anglian Water Commercial Devel, January 7, 1993: EP0521685-A2 (10 worldwide citation)

In a method and apparatus for treating waste material, in particular municipal solid waste (MSW), the MSW is fed through a pre-shredding chamber (12) and into a water jet chamber (14). The jets of water shread the MSW into a slurry which is then passed to a separation chamber (16), from which emerge ...


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Sarah L Billington, Craig S Criddle, Curtis W Frank, Margaret C Morse, Sarah J Christian, Allison J Pieja: Bacterial poly(hydroxy alkanoate) polymer and natural fiber composites. The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University, Lumen Patent Firm, February 15, 2011: US07887893 (10 worldwide citation)

A biocomposite is produced from natural fiber fabrics embedded in a matrix of biosynthetic polyhydroxy-alkanoate (PHA) polymers. The PHA is synthesized using aerobic microbial biosynthesis using mixed bacterial cultures and a feedstock containing anaerobic degradation products such as methane and vo ...


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Lutz Peter: Biogas facility for creating biogas from biomass and method for operating the biogas facility. Bekon Energy Technologies, December 3, 2008: EP1997875-A1 (10 worldwide citation)

The plant for the production of biogas, comprises a fermenter (2) operating according to the principle of dry fermentation for producing biogas in batch-mode with a biogas outlet (8) and a purge gas inlet (24), a biogas pipeline (12) connected with the biogas outlet, an exhaust gas pipeline (26) int ...


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Ann C Wilkie: Fixed-film anaerobic digestion of flushed waste. University of Florida Research Foundation, Saliwanchik Lloyd & Saliwanchik, November 20, 2007: US07297274 (9 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for the fixed-film anaerobic digestion of flushed livestock manure includes an enclosed digester tank (fixed or flexible roof), internal media for biofilm development, a biogas collection and flare system, various pumps, and hydraulic control systems. The preferred media has substantial ...


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Torben Bonde, Lars Jorgen Pedersen: Concept for slurry separation and biogas production. GFE Patent, Iver P Cooper, February 8, 2011: US07883884 (9 worldwide citation)

The present invention concerns an anaerobic digestion of animal manures, energy crops and similar organic substrates. The process is capable of refining nutrients comprised in the digested biomass to fertilizers of commercial quality. The invention also provides a method for oprocessing animal carca ...


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Peter George Stroot, Matthew Raymond Cutter: Anaerobic digestion process for low-solid waste. University of South Florida, Michele L Lawson, Smith & Hopen P A, January 5, 2010: US07641796 (9 worldwide citation)

An anaerobic digestion process for the treatment of domestic wastewater sludge that requires less space and funding to construct. Sludge to be treated is combined with recycled anaerobic digester sludge to form a blended sludge. The recycled anaerobic digester sludge provides a source of microorgani ...


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David Nixon Smith, Allen Rice Ferrell: Wood gasification apparatus. Biogas Technologies, Glenn C Brown P C, December 5, 2006: US07144558 (9 worldwide citation)

A wood gasification apparatus in which cellulosic material is transported by an auger through a housing and heated to vaporize at least a portion of the cellulosic material by frictional heating. The auger and housing define a spiral void through which the cellulosic material is propelled from the i ...



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