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Invention removes smell from pig poop

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( DES MOINES, IA) - A man has received a $500,000 federal grant to mass produce his invention, a machine that removes the odor from hog manure.
The Tempest dryer, developed by Loran Balvanz, is designed to help solve water pollution, odor and noxious gas problems in the hog industry.

Balvanz said that because his invention separates water from the solids in manure, it can solve air and water quality problems.

The Tempest removes water from manure by spinning it at a high speed. The water is vented through the top of the dryer and vaporizes in the outside air.

The process reduces the volume and weight of the manure making for easy collection of the remaining solids.

The machine was developed for Balvanz's Global Resource Recovery Organization Inc., a company he founded in 1999.

Company president Bill Flowers said a farmer using the dryer each day could retain about 75 percent of the nutrients from hog manure. Since water is eliminated, farmers will no longer need long-term storage for liquid manure, Flowers said.

The smaller quantity of solids left over after the Tempest does its job can be stored on the farm and applied to fields as fertilizer when needed, he said.
 


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So what they do with the "liquid"? :fart:

Edit: Never mind, I just reread it.

Hard to imagine that it is a completely odorless process.... :fart: :fart: :p
 




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Maybe some day they will make a machine to take the smell out of FARTS! :p
 




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Vapoorize?

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FROADER said:
Vapoorize?

Wonder if it would work on people? There are a few in my office that I would like to vapoorize... :mad:
 




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Stang Girl said:
Wonder if it would work on people? There are a few in my office that I would like to vaporize... :mad:


If they are totally full of poo, I think it would work. ;)
 








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I wonder if it will totally eliminate or make it bearable enough to be around?
 




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Whow half a million dollars to reinvent the septic tank, Talk about a waste of tax money.
 




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Whow half a million dollars to reinvent the septic tank, Talk about a waste of tax money.

A septic tank that spins really fast. :p :D
 




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unclemeat said:
Whow half a million dollars to reinvent the septic tank, Talk about a waste of tax money.

Another example of pork barrel spending... no pun intended of course... I know that was baaaaaa-d.
 




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