The RITTER Biogas Batch Fermentation System

Features

Multiple results at a time

Batches of up to …

  • 16 Laboratory glass bottles (1 ltr) and 16 RITTER MilliGascounters in heating oven type FD 115 (116 ltr)
  • 8 Laboratory glass bottles (1 ltr) and 8 RITTER MilliGascounters in heating oven type FD 56 (60 ltr)

Individual calibration

Individual volumetric calibration of each MilliGascounter traceable to the German National Primary Standard (PTB)

Automated acquisition

Automated data acquisition of gas volume and flow rate from biogas batch fermentation systems through real time data logging with Windows® software »RIGAMO«. (suitable for up to 24 RITTER MilliGascounters)

Optimal displaying and storing

Graphical and tabular display, printing and storing of measurement data.

Export of stored data to Microsoft Excel®.

»Wouldn’t it be great to receive multiple results simultaneously – especially when measuring very small gas volumes in biogas research and development?«

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Introduction

Maximum precise measurement results with individually calibrated RITTER MilliGascounters

 RITTER Engineering has been successfully working in the field of plastic engineering for 60 years. Among other products RITTER manufactures Gas Flow Meters made of various superior plastics and high grade stainless steel. RITTER meters are used world-wide in research & development laboratories as well as in industry.

The MilliGascounter was developed for the volumetric measurement of the smallest amounts of gas with ultra-low flow rates. These small devices are suitable for measurement of inert, and slightly corrosive biogas, as well as most aggressive gases.

Each MilliGascounter is individually calibrated and supplied with an individual calibration certificate. By PTB calibration of RITTER master meters the traceability to the national primary standard for each MilliGascounter is given. As a result, maximum measurement accuracy is guaranteed which provides the necessary basis for any research.

In the field of the biogas research the RITTER MilliGascounter became a cent­ral component of a system allowing investigation of fermentation processes with up to 16 fermentation bottles in a heating oven at the same time. This RITTER Biogas Batch Fermentation System enables automatic measurement with data acquisition in real time.

 

The RITTER Biogas Batch Fermentation System with automatic data logging in real time

 

The primary advantage of the RITTER Biogas Batch Fermentation System is that the entire fermentation bottle is uniformly tempered inside the heating oven. In contrast to tempering the fermentation bottles in a water bath there will be no uncontrolled cooling of the upper half of the bottles by air and air currents. All temperature deviations can be minimized by e.g. an optional inner glass door of the heating oven for visual inspections.

Preconfigured packages

The RITTER Biogas Batch Fermentation System is available as a package for 8 or 16 fermentation bottles.

8x

  • 1x Heating oven FD56 with lead-through in heating oven top panel for gas tubing
  • 1x Tube distribution frame for MilliGascounters on top panel of heating oven
  • 8x MilliGascounters MGC-1 PMMA
  • 8x Tubing connection from fermentation bottle to MilliGascounter
  • 8x Fermentation Glass Bottle, 1 ltr GL 80
  • 8x Stirring device for fermentation bottles
  • 1x Control unit for 8 stirring devices incl. power supply unit
  • 1x Licence for »RIGAMO«-Software 8-Channel
  • 1x Digital Interface Module (»DIM«) 8-Channel

16x

  • 1x Heating oven FD115 with lead-through in heating oven top panel for gas tubing
  • 1x Tube distribution frame for MilliGascounters on top panel of heating oven
  • 16x MilliGascounters MGC-1 PMMA
  • 16x Tubing connection from fermentation bottle to MilliGascounter
  • 16x Fermentation Glass Bottle, 1 ltr GL 80
  • 16x Stirring device for fermentation bottles
  • 1x Control unit for 16 stirring devices incl. power supply unit
  • 1x Licence for »RIGAMO«-Software 16-Channel
  • 1x Digital Interface Module (»DIM«) 16-Channel

Please note: It is recommended – especially for anaerobic fermentation tests – to equip the system with the option »Inner glass door« 3.
As a result all temperature deviation by opening the outer door is almost completely prevented.