Effect of Biofilter Made of Composted Pine Tree Bark and Perils on Reducing Odor from Pig House

부숙수피-펄라이트 혼합충전재의 돈사악취 제거 효과

  • Lee, Seung-Joo (College of Agriculture and Life Science, Chungnam National University) ;
  • Chang, Dong-Il (College of Agriculture and Life Science, Chungnam National University) ;
  • Chang, Hong-Hee (Institute of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Gyeonsang National University)
  • 이승주 (충남대학교 농업생명과학대학) ;
  • 장동일 (충남대학교 농업생명과학대학) ;
  • 장홍희 (경상대학교 농업생명과학연구원)
  • Published : 2006.06.30


To remove effectively order component ($NH_3\;and\;H_2S$) from pig house, biofilter was made of composted pine tree bark and polite and odor removal efficiency was evaluated in the lab and pilot scales. The columns were designed with ${\Phi}120mm{\times}450mm$ (H) and ${\Phi}850mm{\times}900mm$ (H) in the size in the lab and pilot scale testes, respectively. Single material of composted pine tree bark and polite and the mixture of two materials with 7:3 ratios (vol/vol) were packed in the column, and, herein air flow was controlled upward direction from column bottom. To enhance the efficiency of biofilter, ammonia (Rhodococcus equi A3) and hydrogen sulfide oxidizing bacteria (Alcaligenes sp. S5-5.2) were inoculated in packing materials before the test Removal effect of ammonia and hydrogen sulfide gases were higher in the mixture$[88.7{\sim}98.2%,\;89.5{\sim}97.9%]$ than that in single packing material (composted pine tree haft$[89.4{\sim}98.7%,\;78.7{\sim}85.6%]$ and petite$[65.3{\sim}73.2%,\;88.7{\sim}98.2%]$ by the lab scale biofilter. In the modeled pig house, about 96 and 91% of ammonia and hydrogen sulfide gases were removed by the pilot scale of biofilter, respectively. Conclusively, composted pine tree bark and polite could be a good candidate of biofilter packing materials to remove the odor components.


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