Biodigester using a 250 litres drum

A bio-digester was constructed using a 250 litres drum. Cow dung was used as the starting biomass and production of biogas started on the third day.

Finished building:  Friday, 30 September, 2016


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Size:  250Liter


Hello Benjamin. You stated that Biogas production started on the 3rd day. Was this gas flammble? that is, did it burn?

Yes. It was flammable.

Full view Outlet to drain the drum top of the drum top of the drum showing the inlet and outlet Drum with the slurry collector