Lab scale Sequence Batch Reactor (SBR) trial

We recommend lab scale Sequencing Batch Reactor (SBR)  trials are used as the 3rd stage of assessment to assess the amenability of the feedstock for Aerobic treatment following respirometry and/or Zahn wellens testing.

Bench scale trials comprise of duplicate reactors operated at conditions tailored to the specific project requirements

Examples of what may be assessed using laboratory scale SBR trials:-

  • SBR loading rates and stability
  • SAS, MLSS and effluent characteristics
  • COD destruction achievable
  • De-nitrification rate
  • Seeding and/or feeding strategies
  • Nutrient requirement
  • Process optimisation
  • Accumulation of inhibitory substances

Synonyms: sequence batch reactor, secondary treatment, activated sludge, SBR pilot trial, SBR process modelling, SBR treatability trial, SBR optimisation trial  

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Charlotte Elliott

Laboratory Manager


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