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air stripping

[′er ‚strip·iŋ]
(chemical engineering)
The process of bubbling air through water to remove volatile organic substances from the water.
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The system is comprised of four unit processes: pretreatment under anaerobic conditions, ultrafiltration, air stripping and absorption, and reverse osmosis.
groundwater treatment through the use of activated carbon adsorption, air stripping, biological treatment, soil vapor extraction, and dual phase extraction; j.
After a comprehensive evaluation by Paiton Energy and consulting engineering firm, Burns and Roe, ThermoEnergy's ARP system was selected as a significantly more cost-effective and energy-efficient alternative to traditional air stripping technology.
When dry air is used, the process referred to as air stripping is usually performed with pelletized resin in an air environment at temperatures between 150 and 200 [degrees] C.
The secondary treatment process, activated carbon filtration, is provided as an added factor of safety after air stripping to remove any residual VOCs should raw water concentrations increase beyond the capacity of the air strippers.
Based on the form of pollution--gas, solid, liquid, and noise--topics include portable water aeration air stripping, microscreening, fluoridation and defluoridation, ion exchange, chlorination, and others.
The most widely used cleanup methods that take advantage of chemical volatility are air stripping, SVE and air sparging.
Detailed descriptions are given for each of the common and uncommon disinfection or disinfection-related techniques: chlorine, chloramination, chlorine dioxide, ozonation, ultraviolet radiation systems, membrane filtration, air stripping, and activated carbon absorption.
The following technologies are covered in varying amounts of detail: distillation, evapouration, steam stripping, air stripping, liquid-liquid extraction, carbon adsorption, resin adsorption, wet air oxidation, super-critical fluid oxidation, ozonation and various combinations with photoxidation, chemical oxidation, chlorinolysis, biological treatment processes, incineration, thermal treatment, land disposal.
Unlike air stripping and carbon systems, HiPOx actually destroys contaminants on-site rather than transferring them to another medium for further treatment and disposal.
Secondly, the E-Z Tray is competitively priced with other air stripping treatment technologies in both capital expenditure and O&M costs.
A cyclic ether chemical, 1,4-dioxane is very miscible in water, does not biodegrade, and cannot be removed by air stripping or carbon adsorption.