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fer·ment·er

(fĕr-ment'er),
A large container used in cultures of microorganisms.

fermenter

(fər-mĕn′tər)
n.
1. An organism that causes fermentation.
2. also fermentor An apparatus that maintains optimal conditions for the growth of microorganisms, used in large-scale fermentation and in the commercial production of antibiotics and hormones.

fermenter

see BIOREACTOR.
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The coopers' oak fermentors range in size from 1,000 liters to 5,000 liters and can be made with Slovenian, Austrian or French oak that can be untoasted or offered in light or medium toasts.
Construction of fermentors shall be FOOD GRADE 304.
After adopting the standard operation profile, phage pollution was not observed in the fermentors since production recovery.
Undigested residues from the fermentor may be sent to a gasifier where hydrogen is made.
The microalgae are grown in stainless steel fermentors under cGMP conditions.
New Brunswick commented that solid sales results from its shakers, fermentors, and vacuum-insulated-panel line of ultra-low temperature freezers helped sales results for the quarter.
Immediately, I noticed the three custom-made fermentors.
Dietrich Horlein and his Wupperthal-based manufacturing development team worked out a method to make l-kg batches by growing the bacteria in 10,000-L fermentors.
Plans include supplementing their current 15-barrel system with two additional fermentors.
As it grows from lab to production volumes, the biomass is transferred from test tubes to a 2-liter "carboy" to two 3,500-gallon seed fermentors, where-- after 18 hours of controlled feeding and oxygenation it becomes mash.
Since its launch, the drinks have proved popular with those unable to enjoy traditional beers, and the firm is now looking to increase its production after investing in two dedicated fermentors at the Castle Eden Brewery in County Durham.