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Main Title Characterizaiton of Particulate Emissions from Municipal Wastewater Sludge Incinerators.
Author Bennett, R. L. ; Knapp, K. T. ;
CORP Author Environmental Sciences Research Lab., Research Triangle Park, NC.
Year Published 1982
Report Number EPA-600/J-82-052;
Stock Number PB84-101724
Additional Subjects Sludge disposal ; Particles ; Incinerators ; Air pollution ; Chemical analysis ; Fluidized bed processors ; Combustion products ; Solid waste disposal ; Sulfur ; Lead(Metal) ; Zinc ; X-ray fluorescence ; Particle size ; Cadmium ; Reprints ; Sewage sludges
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB84-101724 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 06/23/1988
Collation 8p
Particulate emissions from a group of municipal sludge incinerators with multiple-hearth furnaces, one with a fluidized-bed furnace were characterized. Three plants operated at or near autogenous burning conditions. Chemical element composition was determined for total and sized emission samples by x-ray fluorescence analysis. Objectives of the investigation were to obtain specific elemental emission and to provide source inventories and source signatures, especially in terms of particle size to assist the development and evaluation of source apportionment models. Considerable enrichment of several elements (S, V, Cu, Zn, Cd, Sn and Pb) in the particulate emissions compared to their content in the sludge feed was observed. The largest average enrichment ratio were found with cadmium (31), zinc (13), lead (9), and sulfur (8).