Plasma Ignition Retard for NOx Reduction

EPA Contract Number: 68D30134
Title: Plasma Ignition Retard for NOx Reduction
Investigators: Manning, Michael P.
Small Business: Plasmachines Inc.
EPA Contact: Manager, SBIR Program
Phase: I
Project Period: September 1, 1993 through March 1, 1994
Project Amount: $50,000
RFA: Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) - Phase I (1993) RFA Text |  Recipients Lists
Research Category: Air Quality and Air Toxics , SBIR - Air Pollution , Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)


Plasmachines, Inc., has recently determined that an innovative plasma ignition system appears to extend the operating limits of ignition systems. This allows significantly improved NOx reduction. An immediate application would be the large scale natural gas reciprocating engines used to drive natural gas transmission pipeline compressors.

Supplemental Keywords:

Scientific Discipline, Air, Toxics, Sustainable Industry/Business, air toxics, cleaner production/pollution prevention, Chemistry, HAPS, VOCs, Technology for Sustainable Environment, New/Innovative technologies, Engineering, Engineering, Chemistry, & Physics, Nitrogen Oxides, Nox, air pollutants, control, nitrogren oxides (NOx), plasma ignition system, pollution control technologies, air pollution control, air pollution, treatment, toxic contaminants, innovative technology, nitrogen oxides (Nox), Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs), innovative technologies, air emissions, pollution prevention

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