Moving-Medium Biofilm Reactors
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- Rodgers, M. & Zhan, XM. Re/Views in Environmental Science and Bio/Technology (2003) 2: 213. doi:10.1023/B:RESB.0000040467.78748.1e
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Four moving-medium biofilm reactors treating wastewater were reviewed in this paper: the rotating biological contactor (RBC), the moving bed biofilm reactor (MBBR), the vertically moving biofilm reactor (VMBR) and the fluidized-bed reactor (FBR). The RBC process has been applied widely. MBBR is a good process for upgrading current wastewater treatment systems. VMBR is suitable for treating small wastewater flows. FBR can maximize pollutant removals and minimize sludge production.