Micro-combuster

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  • Descriptive Overview
    A micro-combuster that processes dewatered, dried solids into ash.
  • Use Case Details
    Household: Currently designed as part of a self-contained, household unit up to 10 users per day Multi-unit: Core processing technology could be scaled for school, or public/ community application
  • Use Cases
    • Single-stall Toilet
    • Multi-stall Toilet
  • Users per Day (Expected)
    Current design supports up to 10 users per day, but could be scaled to larger capacity.
  • Users per Day (Maximum)
    10
  • Type of Waste Treated
    Solids Processing
  • Core Processing Technology
    Dry Combustion
  • Processing Overview
    Solids are dried, pelletized and combusted resulting in ash. The combustor being developed is a micro-combustor that can be fed at <1 g/min of dried fecal waste.
  • Processing Capacity
    < 1 g/min
  • Power Systems Overview
    Requires power source. Provides excess heat that can be used elsewhere in the system.
  • Currently in Active Development
    True
  • Commercialization Status
    Seeking Development Partners
  • Commercialization Activities
    Commercialization partners for product development, manufacturing, and launch
  • Intellectual Property Status
    Patent Pending
  • Frequency of Emptying Outputs
    Daily
  • Nutrient Reuse
    Approximately 10 g ash/user/day produced for use as fertilizer