University of Sheffield
Innovative aeration specialists Suprafilt have a long-established relationship with the University of Shefﬁeld.
The company, which provides aeration solutions for both industrial and municipal waste water schemes, worked with academics at the University to investigate the use of ﬁne bubble as a faster, more efﬁcient way of producing Bio Ethanol The £2.2million research project was in collaboration with three of the largest ethanol producers in Europe and Supraﬁlt were responsible for the installation and fabrication of micro bubble technology test sites with tanks measuring 2m deep.
Professor Will Zimmerman from the University said: “Supraﬁlt is like a gazelle. They are able to think on their feet and easily adapt and change direction as necessary. They are technical, practical problem solvers.”