PONDUS® TCHP reduces sludge viscosity, enhances biogas production and improves sludge dewaterability.
PONDUS® TCHP, an alkaline process, utilizes low grade heat (60 °C to 70 °C) and sodium hydroxide for sludge hydrolysis. A typical PONDUS® TCHP plant consists of a hydrolysis reactor, hot water heat exchanger, chemical dosing station, pumps, instrumentation and controls. All components are standard aggregates used on WWTPs.
PONDUS® design allows it to operate the system under atmospheric pressure conditions without involving a pressurized vessel.