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A digester is a vessel where chemical or biological reactions are carried out, which may involve the use of heat, enzymes or solvent.[1] They are used in different types of process industries, such as in the production of biogas.[2][3] Digesters are referred to as reactors in some applications.[4]

Processes where digesters are used



  1. ^ "digester noun". Oxford Learner's Dictionaries. Retrieved February 1, 2024.
  2. ^ "Do You Know ... What Is a Digester?". Dairy Management Inc. September 30, 2019.
  3. ^ He, Xiaoqin; Nasiruddin, Sayed Mohammad; Zhou, Xiaoqin; Li, Zifu; Mang, Heinz-Peter; Ryndin, Roman; Kabir, Humayun; Uddin, Sayed Mohammad Nazim (2023-12-21). "Peering into a Simplified Digestor for Households: Performance, Cost and Carbon-Neutral Niche". Water. 16 (1): 36. doi:10.3390/w16010036. ISSN 2073-4441.
  4. ^ "How Does Anaerobic Digestion Work?". United States Environmental Protection Agency. 20 January 2024. Retrieved 12 April 2024.