Odor

Removing odor with the ClimaticOdor is very difficult to treat because of the lack of a straight forward science in measuring and determining odor, coming from various sources of chemicals. However, the advanced oxidation process utilized by the Climatic technology using UVR to generate ozone and further reactions to create the Hydroxyl Radical to treat the VOCs, is very much applicable within this industrial emission segment and is actual recommended by the European Commission within the Food, Drink and Milk Industries.

Currently, Climatic have two commercial operating references in Denmark and is also working with a handful of European based companies in developing specific technical solutions for the food, flavour, fragrance and tobacco industries

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Smell from waste oil treatment

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Smell (VOC)
15,000 m3/h
Waste oil treatment
m3/hUVR + WAC, 92% odor reduction
Commissioned in 2012

Receiving  up to 80,000 tons of oil polluted waste water from ships every year, the factory separates the oil into recycled and purified fuel oil. The company is located in Aarhus habour close to the city centre, and because of their residential neighbours, have faced challenges over the years due to air pollution from the oil separation process.

The CLIMATIC installation has been crucial in restoring the factory’s reputation and business. From being a severely criticized neighbor threatened by closure, the factory at Jysk Miljørens has solved their odor problems and has regained their status as an environmentally approved production facility.

Test at automobile painting line

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VOC (solvents)
2,000 m3/h
Painting solvents
UVR + WAC
8 weeks of testing concluded in 2017

 

Solvent emissions from painting lines is a known source of VOC emissions, but curretn technologies are both expensive and maintenance extensive. Infuser has developed a system based on the CLIMATIC technolgy with several advantages over conventional technolgies. A pilot installation was tested for 8 weeks on a bypass airstream in an actual production line.  Overall, the test proved the validity and functionality of the CLIMATIC systems and the system.

Frying oil smell from potato chips factory

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6,000 m3/h
Potato Chips
UVR + WAC, 90% odor reduction
Commissioned in 2014

 

Sliced potatoes are deep fried in rapeseed oil which release a characteristic odorous exhaust as well as leave a greasy residue in the surrounding area. INFUSER’s analysis showed that the exhaust consists of a mixture of saturated and unsaturated aldehydes and alcohols. Although the air is saturated with water from the frying potatoes, these compounds are not water soluble and therefore remains unaffected in the gas phase if untreated.

The compounds are, however, all highly susceptible to oxidation by OH radicals. In the present solution, ozone is mixed into the exhaust and the mixture is exposed to UV lights. The produced OH radicals react with the pollution and oxidize this. Since the oxidized hydrocarbons are much more water soluble than the original pollution, the pollution can now be washed out in a wet scrubber. The result is an exhaust containing only about 10% of the original pollution and a correspondingly reduced odour.

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