Aplication areas of biofiltration
Biofiltration finds an easy implementation in every area where it is necessary to eliminate unpleasant odors induced organic and inorganic substances present in effluents to be treated, with lower-middle strengths.
- Food industry;
- Industry producing animal feed;
- Waste sorting stations;
- Water treatment systems and garbage;
- Plastics mass industry;
- Paper manufacturing industry;
- Printing industry;
- Petrochemical industry;
- Industry producing adhesives and solvents;
- Manufacture of tobacco;
- Oil recovery industry;
- Paint factory;
In a warehouse of waste they place significant emissions of hazardous pollutants into the atmosphere.
Among the dangerous toxic compounds what are eliminated is enumerate: ethyl benzene, ethers glycol (including ethylene glycol, monobutylether, methyl ethyl ketone, methyl isobutyl ketone, phenol, styrene, toluene, and xylene). Exposure to these substances has been demonstrated by producing adverse effects on human health such an irritation of the lungs, eyes and mucous, asthma, effects on the central nervous system and cancer.
The reduction of the emission of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) which makes a growing importance.