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The purpose of this project is to examine whether large-scale fermentation of manure according to the two-phase principle would demonstrate better energy production than the traditionally applied digesters according to the stirred one-phase principle. At the same time this project examines on a relevant scale whether fermentation of manure constitutes a reliable and economically justified part of large-scale manure processing. For this purpose two digesters were examined, the most important characteristic of which was the division of the fermentation tank into two separate compartments. As a result of this division the digester offers the possibility of making the fermentation run in two phases.

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Authors: MVH BV, MVH BV, Uden (NL);PROMEST BV, Promest BV, Helmond (NL)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 14404 NL/EN (1992) 108 pp., FS, ECU 12
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ISBN: ISBN 92-826-4359-X
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