Asked by: Benicio Lacunza-Anduezaasked in category: General Last Updated: 5th February, 2020
How does a UASB reactor work?
Also, what is Uasb process?
The upflow anaerobic sludge blanket reactor (UASB) is a single tank process in an anaerobic centralised or decentralised industrial wastewater or blackwater treatment system achieving high removal of organic pollutants . Wastewater enters the reactor from the bottom, and flows upward.
Likewise, how do you calculate upflow velocity? = 30 to 50 days. = 8 to 10 h or more at average flow.
|HRT||8-10 hours at average flow (minimum 4 hours at peak flow)|
|Upflow velocity||About 0.5 m/h at average flow, or 1.2 m/h at peak flow, whichever is low.|
Likewise, people ask, what forms the sludge blanket?
Up flow anaerobic sludge blanket technology also known as UASB reactor is a form of anaerobic digester which used in wastewater treatment. UASB reactor is a methane-producing digester, which uses an anaerobicprocess and forming a blanket of granular sludge and is processed by the anaerobic microorganisms.
What is a sludge bed?
An expanded granular sludge bed (EGSB) reactor is a variant of the upflow anaerobic sludge blanket digestion (UASB) concept for anaerobic wastewater treatment. The distinguishing feature is that a faster rate of upward-flow velocity is designed for the wastewater passing through the sludge bed.