Bigadan – Heat Exchangers

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Bigadan – Heat Exchangers

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About the Company:

Bigadan has more than 35 years of international experience in practical use of biogas technology, including renewable energy production, manure and organic waste treatment as well as nutrient recycling.

Bigadan’s main business activity is to provide engineering and construction services to large-scale co-digestion biogas plants with a capacity larger than 100 t/d.

They also have ownership and operation of two large scale biogas facilities, and own and operates several commercial AD plants which also serve as test and development sites.

About the Solution:

Heat exchangers are an essential part of a biogas plant and Bigadan specializes in customized countercurrent heat exchangers for biogas plants and sludge treatment.

The heat exchangers are designed by Bigadan especially for biomass and have the following documented characteristics:

  • Large capacity: 35-40 m³/h
  • Minimum loss of pressure
  • Excellent heat transfer
  • No blocking
  • Minimum formation of struvite
  • High stability
  • The heat exchangers can be delivered in modules of 6 m
  • Bigadan BIGADAN A/S Vroldvej 168 DK-8660 Skanderborg , Denmark +45 8657 9090 Visit Company Website

    Solution Type

    • AD Support


    • Equipment Vendor


    • Energy


    • GHG
    • Odor
    • Pathogens

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    Solution Strengths, Weaknesses and Critical Indicators

    Anaerobic Digester Associated Technology:

    NOTE: There are several technology types that are used as part of an integrated manure management system that includes an anaerobic digester and are not applicable to manure management in other cases. The impact of these technologies on the critical indicators are represented as those of an entire anaerobic digester system.


    • Long usable life and can be run reliably
    • Creates energy and generates environmental credits
    • Requires proper preparation of the feedstock
    • Requires other technologies for energy utilization
    • Requires other technologies for digestate handling
    • Proper feeding & system monitoring is required to avoid system downtime
    • Proven technology for odor control, GHG reduction and pathogen reduction

    Newtrient Comments/Opinions:

    Bigadan has recently been added to the Newtrient catalog. Newtrient will continue to work with Bigadan to further refine the cost and performance information on their solution. Newtrient will update this entry as more information becomes available and as new commercial dairy installations come online.

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