IPUS: economical rapid analysis for biogas liquid manure
9. August 2011
The firm IPUS has developed a patented analysis process for biogas fermenters, through which chemical analyses of fermenters are rendered superfluous. With IPUS Nanobag® Analysis, the contents of the fermenter are measured quickly and simply by means of near-infrared spectroscopy. Biogas liquid manure is immobilised on a specially developed clinoptilolite carrier material, which is then […]
The innovations of the IPUS Nanobag® Analysis at a glance: because of immobilisation, the self-extracted sample becomes almost odourless, and can easily be sent by post (without refrigeration etc.). Moreover, in contrast to wet chemical analysis, all relevant parameters can be determined in a single, non-destructive measurement process.
These factors make possible low analysis costs with savings of 80%, as well as the availability of analysis results within 3 working days after the sample was sent.
This enables in turn a targeted management of biogas plants. The quickly available analysis results lead to substratum savings, as well as – by means of active response – to faster and more complete fermentation. All in all, this leads to the more profitable operation of the entire plant.
The following key parameters can be determined and interpreted: total nitrogen, ammonium, dry matter, organic dry matter, pH, fermentation acidity, calcium, magnesium, potassium, and phosphate.
IPUS GmbH / July 2011
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