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Biogas laboratory testing services

Electrigaz offers several biogas laboratory testing services for unusual substrate digestion designs confirmation or to perform « sick » digester troubleshooting.

Biogas laboratory tests offered by Electrigaz are as follows:

  • BMP: Biochemical Methane Potential. Substrate characterization and evaluation of its methane production potential. Can be designed to fit specific conditions.
  • ATA: Anaerobic Toxicity Assay. Verifies the presence of substances inhibiting methane production.
  • VDI 4630: Fermentation of organic materials. German standard for biogas potential: substrate characterization, batch fermentation and continuous fermentation.
  • Continuous fermentation test: in-house developed protocol that can be modified to fit specific needs and recipes.

Other related laboratory services:

  • Substrate characterization
  • Substrate recipe optimization
  • Digester troubleshooting
  • Gas quality tests (CO2, H2S, H2O, NH3, siloxanes)
  • Digestate quality tests
  • Pumpability/rheological tests
  • Particle size distribution
  • Effluent separation tests
  • 3m3 mobile digester
  • Custom made pilot digesters with automated measurement
  • Existing system optimization

All testing is done in state-of-the-art accredited laboratories.

Other standardized tests can be performed upon request.

BMP assay sample output graph

BMP test result

ATA sample output graph

ATA test result



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