RBC (Rotating Biological Contactors)

Jacopa® RBC’s are effective and robust treatment systems that fully incorporate all of the operating experience of the large number of installed units in the U.K. and Ireland, and the innovation Jacopa® has developed from the extensive operating base.Jacopa created a standard range of RBC units capable of meeting the vast majority of our customer’s requirements. Standard design features include;

  • Drive unit with 100,000 hour design life
  • Mechanical parts coated to WIMES specifications
  • Bolt-on stub shafts
  • Bearings located outside of main covers
  • Build offsite

Population Equivalent range 300, 400, 500, 600, 700, 800
Effluent Quality 15 mg/l BOD: 25mg/l SS:
4mg/l NH4 (95%ile)
Material WIMES specification
Start-up (optimum performance) Generally within 4 weeks (in moderate environmental conditions)
Rotor design withstand eccentric loads due to partial drying of the biomass for up to 8 hours.
Installation Above or below ground