Biocide treatment releases biomass – now what?
Disinfection using microbicides is only one element of the fuel system decontamination process. This month’s post covers what needs to be done after a fuel system has been treated with a microbicide.
When a moderately to heavily contaminated fuel system is treated with an effective biocide, masses of biofilm material – flocs – get suspended into the fuel. As illustrated in figure 1, some of this biomass quickly settles to the tank…READ MORE