AUQUIX MBBR Pilot Test System

Auquix Pilot Test MBBR

Auquix Pilot Test MBBR

AUQUIX offers complete pilot testing of water and wastewater streams for the purpose of proofing its treatability. The pilot test MBBR system is skid mounted for easy transportation, comes with an experienced operator for set-up, trialing and the return shipment. The MBBR pilot is a fully scaled version of it’s larger "brothers", is constructed in stainless steel and PVC wetted parts for corrosion resistance, utilizes twin VFD driven regenerative turbine blower technology and is operated with the PEWE Control system.

The unique technology built into the MBBR pilot system maximizes COD and BOD reduction while eliminating the need for RAS, lowers chemistry usage and sludge production. Pilot testing provides management with the valuable data needed for making key design and return on investment decisions.

The standard rental is for twelve weeks. Additional testing may be arranged as necessary. To schedule a pilot MBBR test trial, simply complete the rental agreement, select a test period and forward the advance payment.

Auquix also offers the PEWE TM-1 DAF Pilot system when water characteristics such as TSS and FOG require pretreatment.

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Lab Testing

AUQUIX recommends before and after lab tests be conducted on representative water samples. This testing should reflect the facilities typical daily wastewater discharges. Lab tests generally include TSS, TDS, TBOD, COD, BOD, FOG, TKN, TP and pH. Lab test costs are not included in the pilot rental.

Pilot Utilities

The electrical control panel is designed for dual voltage of 480v, three phase, 60Hz, and has a 50 amp maximum current draw. Installed power is 1.5 Hp. The system has a 110v transformer installed to power the on-board DO meter, running light and 3 power outlets for the defoam system and field test accessories or lap-top. Fresh water is necessary for dilution of chemicals and final cleaning of the equipment.


AUQUIX will arrange with your choice of chemical vendor to supply the appropriate type and quantities of required chemicals. Testing is suggested prior to selecting any chemical program. The cost and delivery of these chemicals are not included with the pilot rental.

Bio Solids

The biological solids are removed by a simple mechanical filter. The permeate may then tested for the desired characteristics as required by the test protocol.


Footprint of MBBR: 5’ wide X 8’ long
Footprint of work area: 10’ wide X 12’ long

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