Pick Steam Injection Heaters Used for Swine Manure

Swine Manure Diagram

When a major meat processing company committed to building a waste to energy facility, it selected Pick Steam Injection Heaters.  The plant addresses the growing concerns of handling and disposal of livestock waste while providing a source of clean, renewable fuel.


Swine manure is collected, thickened to 8% solids, then digested.  Using a progressive cavity pump, sludge is drawn from concentrators at a rate of 80-100 GPM. Temperature is instantly raised from 40°F to 95°F as it is fed through a Pick Steam Injection Heater en route to the digester. Methane gas is collected from the top of the digester, converted into methanol and transported to an offsite biodiesel plant.

 

Solution:

Two model 6X50-3 Pick Heaters have been in service since the plant began operations.

Features and Benefits:

• Compact
• Energy Efficient
• Precise Temperature Control
• Trouble Free Operation

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