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digester

[də′jes·tər]
(chemical engineering)
A vessel used to produce cellulose pulp from wood chips by cooking under pressure.
(civil engineering)
A sludge-digestion tank containing a system of hot water or steam pipes for heating the sludge.
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Another 2,000 digesters have been installed by private domestic biogas entrepreneurs such as Taita Biogas and Takamoto.
A 2013 Dairy Innovation Center-commissioned study identified a $3 billion potential market for digesters on 2,647 dairy farms.
029 L/ g TS added / day was observed in the digesters at 10 days RT (Table- 4).
The pig slurry used as feedstock in the digesters was collected daily from the NIAS pig farm where the pigs are kept in an open pig house.
Anaerobic digesters develop electricity from biodegradable material.
Today OPCB continues to focus on financing environmentally friendly forms of renewable energy including digesters, solar and small hydro.
Interest in anaerobic digesters for "preconsumer'' food waste has picked up, partly because the state Department of Environmental Protection is scheduled to ban organic waste from landfills and incinerators starting next summer.
With the new system, the manure would be pumped into the sealed digesters to produce methane gas, which would be captured and burned to produce electricity.
With state grants and OARDC expertise, Quasar developed more efficient digesters, says Kurtz, and continues to operate a laboratory at the site, often working with state researchers.
A spokesman for Cwm Harry said: "The pods would be small anaerobic digesters on farms, where it can be mixed with slurries and manure, which normally yield relatively low amounts of methane.
Using the expertise of Richard's brother Jonathan, who runs JFT Engineering, they value-engineered the digester to get capital cost down to pounds 650,000.