Characterization of Cork Biofilter

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  • 권성현 (경상대학교 토목환경공학부 해양산업연구소)
  • Published : 2002.12.01


The cork have been preferred over the conventional materials, zeolite, ceramics, and lignite as a biofilter medium. During the 6 months of operation, the performance of the cork biofilter was considered good with 150ppm of mixture BTX vapor efficiencies greater than 90% at 60 second of EBCT. It was observed 56 % of removal efficiency under transition conditions at first stage, and then the removal efficiency was increased to above 90 %, and the sustainability of removal efficiency was maintained. At second stage, the performance of cork biofilter was not decreased 90 % efficiency with 150 ppm BTX at 30 sec. EBCT. The production of $CO_2$ due to microbial respiration was increased to the 40 % on the operation of cork biofilter.


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