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Supercritical water oxidation

Supercritical water oxidation (SCWO) refers to the rapid oxidation of organics in water in the supercritical phase of water. 'Supercritical’ refers to the state of water within a specific region of pressure (>218 bar) and temperature (>374 °C) where water becomes both a solvent and oxidant for all chemical species.

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Combined hydrothermal carbonization with anaerobic digestion: recycling of the HTC products

Recycling the product streams from a hydrothermal carbonisation process to the anaerobic digester promotes biogas yield in terms of methane volume per unit feed COD, using HTC process conditions of 190 °C and a 1 h reaction time, this research suggests.

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