Biogas management

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  • Are wastewater treatment costs and energy bills hurting your budget ?
  • Is compliance with phosphate licences causing you headaches ?
  • Are nuisance struvite deposits increasing your maintenance costs ?

ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND COSTS

Treating wastewater from municipalities and industries has a dual potential benefit. Treated water can be recycled to help cut down industries’ fresh water use, and the waste load in wastewater can be converted to biogas and used to produce electricity.

Anaerobic digestion is a natural process that converts organic matter present in wastewater sludge into biogas for electricity, as well as significantly reducing the contaminant load in treated water.

The energy produced from the biogas can be fed back into the grid or used in other parts of the production process, which represents a real opportunity to reduce energy costs.

ACTI-Mag for Biogas Management

Calix ACTI-Mag can increase the quality and quantity of the biogas coming from anaerobic
systems, and provide a significant economic boost for food processing plants and municipalities.

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Key Benefits

Energy from biogas produced from anaerobic digestion of wastewater sludge is a powerful source of renewable energy, don’t waste the waste!

Boost biogas volume by up to 20%
Increased power generated from biogas
Reduced soluble phosphate in the final waste stream
Less corrosion in generators and heat exchangers

Customer Stories

Creating Renewable Energy \ Agriculture
Anaerobic cogeneration plant at a piggery farm, Berrybank Piggery

ACTI-Mag on an anaerobic cogeneration plant at a piggery farm South West Victoria, Australia.

Creating Renewable Energy \ Food & Beverage
Boosting biogas yields to offset energy costs at a rendering plant in Queensland, A large food manufacturing plant

ACTI-Mag stabilizes process pH, increases biogas production and decrease effluent phosphorus at large food manufacturing plant, Beaudesert, Queensland, Australia.

Reducing CO2 Emissions \ Agriculture
Improving Biogas production in Thailand, Ta Chana

ACTI-Mag improves organics digestion, Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD) reduction and pH stability but also increases biogas production in Ta Chana,

HOW DOES ACTI-Mag WORK?

ACTI-Mag, with its unique high surface area and high localised pH surface, is able to break down complex organic matter by hydrolysis into smaller units, which allows the biological system to convert the organic matter into biogas more quickly, and improve the quality.

Boost biogas volume

by up to 20% !

ACTI-Mag has been demonstrated to increase the quality of the biogas coming from the anaerobic system. Improved biogas quality including higher methane and lower H2S content improves the calorific value, which means improved performance from the electric generators. Improved biogas quality also means a reduced requirement on biogas scrubbers.

ACTI-Mag also provides more alkalinity and more stable pH control weight-to-weight than caustic soda. These two key parameters are very important to the health of any biological reactor.

Read more about ACTI-Mag for pH adjustment and alkalinity boost.

ACTI-Mag offers a range of other benefits

Significantly safer than other traditional alkalis, ACTI-Mag is a very cost competitive option for pH adjustment in waste streams, as well as for several other applications including odour and FOG (fat, oil and grease) control, or phosphorus removal from wastewater.

ACTI-Mag for wastewater

Calix ACTI-Mag is made using Calix technology to produce a unique, stable and very high surface area magnesium hydroxide formula that helps reduce the formation of hydrogen sulphide (H2S), eliminating odour issues, protect ageing assets, while improving the performance of wastewater treatment.

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Relevant articles

November 22, 2019 \ Creating Renewable Energy
How industry can turn waste into biogas

Many industries create substantial amounts of organic waste, much of which can be detrimental to the environment as well as

September 02, 2019 \ Creating Renewable Energy
Improving the sustainability of palm oil mills

Biogas production from wastewater streams is one of the answers to the energy and environmental needs of the future. With

December 19, 2018 \ Creating Renewable Energy
ACTI-Mag Customer Story: Wastewater management at a rendering plant

A rendering plant that processes four million kilograms of animal waste each week and uses a substantial amount of water

The Calix difference

People, unique technology, partners, and track record

  • Calix Technology

Faster reactivity = less costs

Calix core technology makes high surface area materials (with a honeycomb-like structure), giving you a price and a reactivity advantage.

Our materials are proving to have similar properties to highly active nano-materials, without the health/safety concerns and high cost, but with all the benefits.

To learn more about how Calix technology works, click here.

  • Calix supply chain

Calix is able to offer better service, reliability and performance to its customers because it controls the entire production process from mining of raw materials, processing and production.

Calix owns and operates a mine, production, testing facilities and close-to-customers manufacturing plants.

From mine to customer!

  • Continuous Improvement

Calix is committed to providing process development, manufacture, delivery and application of mineral based
products and services that meet the needs of our customers.

We aim to ensure that quality is everyone’s aim throughout the organisation and that each employee has a sound understanding of the importance of our quality management system and their direct effect to our continuous success.

Our AS/NZS ISO 9001 certified quality system and safety, health and environmental management system are vital elements of our engineering and quality services.

  • A culture of innovation

Calix leverages a culture of innovation to provide fully customised services such as design expertise, engineering know-how, detail engineering, installation, piping and commissioning services to provide turnkey systems for chemical dosing of Magnesium Hydroxide Liquid (MHL).

Our engineered and cost-effective solutions are tailored to meet your specific needs and budget. Quick to install – our modular dosing units can be delivered on site by truck and are fast to set up and connect.

To find out more about our dosing solutions, click here.

Calix has its own direct delivery, service and support capabilities and also has an established a network of local distributors and partners that can provide the best solution for your specific needs and ensure you receive excellent customer service and support, wherever you are located.

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