The use of hydrodynamic disintegration as a means to improve anaerobic digestion of activated sludge

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Machnicka, A; Grûbel, K; Suschka, J;
(2012)

Disintegration by hydrodynamic cavitation has a positive effect on the degree and rate of sludge anaerobic digestion. By applying hydrodynamic disintegration the lysis of cells occurs in minutes instead of days. The intracellular and extracellular components are set fre... View more
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