Soil Bio Technology / SBT

Soil Bio Technology or SBT is a novel type of Constructed Soil Filter (CSF).  SBT is convered under an old now obsolete/expired patent authored by Prof HS Shankar at Dept of Chemical Engineering IIT Bombay.  The  IITB patents have now expired and trademarks to SBT and Soil Bio Technology is administered by Prof HS Shankar and his representatives. Companies desiring to use SBT in their projects may contact Prof HS Shankar or SBT pertains to the use of red soil and pheretima elongata earthworms for waste water treatment. Typically SBT type waste water treatment plants require around 2000 sqm/MLD of space for treatment.  

SBT has been developed and patented by the research group at Indian Institute Of Technology Bombay (Powai).  It is covered by two US patents (patent no 6890438 B2 dated 5 May 2005 and 7604742 B2 dated 20 October 2009) and 2 Indian patents (patent no - 203744 and 203425) all assigned to IIT Bombay. Soil Bio Technology ® has been superceded by  called variant CAMUS® (Continuous Advanced Mite Utilizing System ®) are registered trademarks of Vision Earthcare which has been instrumental in promoting and commercializing the technology across India. Vision Earthcare provides clients with validated design, process garantees, specialty cultures and catalyst and commissioning support. Post commissioning VEC also provides a reliable after sales services to all its client to ensure high uptime for all its installations. 


Kindly get in touch with the VEC team for quotations for Soil Biotechnology (CAMUS-SBT) type waste water recycling plant (WWTP), sewage treatment plants (STP) and Effluent treatment plants (ETP).

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