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Biotechnology Letters

, Volume 5, Issue 5, pp 333–338 | Cite as

An evaluation of four start-up regimes for anaerobic fluidized bed reactors

  • M. A. Bull
  • R. M. Sterritt
  • J. N. Lester
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Summary

An investigation of four start-up methods for anaerobic fluidized bed reactors is reported. Addition of methanol and various organic loading regimes were evaluated. Stepped organic loading with methanol addition gave the most rapid and satisfactory organic degradation.

Keywords

Methanol Organic Load Load Regime Methanol Addition Organic Degradation 
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© Science and Technology Letters 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. A. Bull
    • 1
  • R. M. Sterritt
    • 1
  • J. N. Lester
    • 1
  1. 1.Public Health Engineering LaboratoryImperial CollegeLondon

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