It contains living material to capture and biologically degrade pollutants. Common uses of a biofilter include processing waste water, capturing harmful chemicals or silt from surface runoff, and microbiotic oxidation of contaminants in air.
It is also used where the efficiency of a biofilter is not sufficient, or in the presence of ph-relevant compounds. A biotrickling filter is a combination of a biofilter and a bioscrubber. The process of biotrickling filtration is, as is also the case with biofilters and bioscrubbers, a biological way of air treatment whereas the pollutants are not absorbed in a filter but in a trickling bed.
SOS quality systems for pollution control, storage tanks and process vessels meet ISO 9001 requirements. All are manufactured in accordance with appropriate design and construction codes, principally BS 4994, BS EN12573 and BS EN 1380. Contact us today, for one of our design engineers to evaluate your application and determine the optimum design parameters for your installation.