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ATAD – Fuchs

Kusters – Fuchs ATAD -Autothermal Thermophilic Aerobic Digestion (ATAD) meets highest treatment objectives regarding biosolids degradation. Thermophilic temperatures of approx. 60°C are easily achieved. Heat retention makes low ambient temperatures in winter no problem. The energy surplus is utilized for water heating and for supporting the space heating system of the plant. The product of FUCHS ATAD is stabilized, disinfected sludge classified as Class A Biosolids. Due to its special features an excellent organic fertilizer, which is highly welcome in agriculture. Dewatering leads to volatile solids contents exceeding 30 % DS. This keeps transportation costs low.

Autoheated Thermophilic Aerobic Digestion (ATAD)

  • Approved process technology through 30 years of experience
  • Simultaneous stabilization and disinfection
  • Short retention times of ~9 days
  • Small footprint
  • Low investment costs
  • Excellent process stability and reliability
  • Flexible operation
  • Easy extension of capacity
  • Class A Biosolids
  • Meets or exceeds international biosolids standards (US EPA 503)
  • Many municipal and industrial installations worldwide

ATAD Fuchs