RBC Equipment

The equipment that makes up an RBC includes the rotating biological contactor (the media, either standard or high density), a center shaft, drive system, tank, baffles, housing or cover, and a settling tank. The RBC consists of circular sheets of synthetic material (usually plastic) mounted side by side on a shaft. These sheets offer large amounts of surface area for growth of the biomass.

The center shaft provides support for the disks of media; they must be strong enough to support the weight of the media and the biomass; experience has shown that a major problem is the collapse of the support shaft. The drive system provides the motive force to rotate the disks and

Rotating biological contactors

Guide to Alternative Fuels

Guide to Alternative Fuels

Your Alternative Fuel Solution for Saving Money, Reducing Oil Dependency, and Helping the Planet. Ethanol is an alternative to gasoline. The use of ethanol has been demonstrated to reduce greenhouse emissions slightly as compared to gasoline. Through this ebook, you are going to learn what you will need to know why choosing an alternative fuel may benefit you and your future.

Get My Free Ebook


Post a comment