Volume No. 2 Issue No.: 2 Page No.: 188-196 October-December 200

 

REMOVAL OF XYLENE VAPORS USING SUGARCANE BAGASSE AS PACKING MATERIAL IN VAPOR PHASE BIOFILTER

 

V. Saravanan*, N.Rajamohan and T.Viruthagiri

Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar (INDIA)

 

Received on : September 6, 2007

 

ABSTRACT

 

In the present work, biofiltration of xylene vapors has been investigated on a laboratory scale biofilter packed with sugarcane baggass as filter material inoculated with activated sludge from pharmaceutical industry. Four various gas flow rates, i.e. 0.03, 0.06, 0.09 and 0.12 m3h

 

Keywords : Biofiltration, Sugarcane baggase, Xylene, Gas flowrate, Production of Carbon dioxide.

 

 

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