Additives For Scum Reduction In Biogas Plant : A Simplified Testing Methedology
Shyamsing Thakur1, Rahul Barjibhe2, P. T. Nitnaware3, Parag B. Jawanjal4, Darshan Suryawanshi5

1Shyamsing Thakur, Mechanical Engineering, D.Y. Patil College of Engineering, Akurdi, Pune, India.
2Dr. Rahul Barjibhe, Mechanical Engineering, SSGB COE & T, Bhusawal, India.
3Dr. P. T. Nitnaware, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, D. Y. Patil COE, Akurdi, Pune,
4Prof. Parag B. Jawanjal, Assistant Professor, PRMIT & R Badnera M.Tech in Thermal Engineering.
5Darshan Suryawanshi, Mechanical Engineering, D.Y.Patil College of Engineering, Akurdi, Pune, India.

Manuscript received on 21 August 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on 02 September 2019. | Manuscript published on 30 September 2019. | PP: 1798-1801 | Volume-8 Issue-11, September 2019. | Retrieval Number: K17750981119/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.K1775.0981119
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Abstract: Scum formation is a major operational problem in anerobic biodigestor. A simple, convenient and inexpensive testing methodology for scum reduction has been developed during span of project. In these research work the effect of canola oil, coconut oil and ENO studied on scum and foam reduction. Canola oil is found out to be the promising and most suited for reducing level of scum compared to the ENO and Coconut oil.
Keywords: Scum, anaerobic, Canola oil, methane. Methedology
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