Dan Wu1 , Jiaqi Hou1 , Xiaofan Wang1,2 , Hanzeng Feng1 , and Zhe He This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.1

1College of Environmental Sciences, Liaoning University, Shenyang 110036, China
2CHN Energy Northeast Environmental Protection Industry Co. ,Ltd. Shenyang 110014, China


Received: November 15, 2020
Accepted: March 23, 2021
Publication Date: August 1, 2021

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A laboratory scale biological purification system that removes hydrogen sulfide (H2S) in waste gas at low temperature condition from -1 to 10 °C was investigated for a continuous operation of 82 days. Good performance of the biological purification system was obtained, and the highest elimination capacity was 1214 g·m-3 ·h-1 at the inlet load of 1919 g·m-3 ·h-1. In the experimental period, pH of packing was maintained in the neutral range. The removal efficiency of H2S was not affected by the accumulation of sulfate and the consumption of nitrogen. The performance of the biological purification system was maintained in a high level and exhibited a strong long-term potential H2S removal capability in this 82 day.

Keywords: Hydrogen sulfide; Biological purification system; Low temperature; Elimination capacity; Removal efficiency


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