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Table 2 Comparison of the lab-scale ‘best’ performing SSCF and accordingly designed demo-scale SSCF

From: Model-based optimization and scale-up of multi-feed simultaneous saccharification and co-fermentation of steam pre-treated lignocellulose enables high gravity ethanol production

  Lab Demo plant
Total weight 1252 g 5481/5583 kga
WIS loading (% w/w) 22.2 21.9/21.5a
Pre-treatment liquor 0 178/196 kga
Operating time 120 h 96 h
Cells added at 0, 24, 48,72 and 96 h 0, 12, 24, 48 and 72 h
Solids added at 0, 4, 12, 24, 48, 72 and 96 h 0, 4, 12, 24, 48 and 72 h
  1. aThe actual operation data for duplicate experiments