Enviro Reactor features patented separation process
March 25, 2008 by Manure Manager
The Enviro Reactor from Home Farms
Technologies is a patented liquid separation process based on a
one-of-a-kind in-line flocculation system that separates solids from
liquids, the company says.
The Enviro Reactor from Home Farms Technologies is a patented liquid separation process based on a one-of-a-kind in-line flocculation system that separates solids from liquids, the company says. It cleanses and transforms liquids to virtually odor-free water and solids within seconds. Operating at a volume up to 140 gallons per minute, 20,000 gallons of liquid waste will be treated in less than three hours.
The chemical tanks store and mix the company’s proprietary chemical formulation allowing for direct injection at prescribed measures and specific timing to the reactor.
The reactor process causes in-line flocculation of the liquid organic residues that have been pre-treated with the company’s catalyst. The treated effluent moves to the EnviroReactor where a special chemical formulation is injected in precise amounts and with particular timing, causing in-line flocculation within seconds.
The flocculated mass feeds into the separation intake chambers where it fills to overflowing. The specialized design of the wedgewire screens allow the solids to tumble to a feed device that sends it to the dewaterer. The liquid drops through the screens to a tank, where it is then transported to a filtering unit.
The high-speed backwash filter screens the fine silt from the separated water before it proceeds to the deodorizing process. The filtered liquid is transported to a specially designed deodorizing and nitrogen reduction process that transforms the liquid to virtually odor-free water.
The separated solids are dewatered, and the pre-treated solids can be composted to produce a rich organic nutrient similar to loam soil, or used as biomass fuel for the Energy Reactor.