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Main Title Phthalic anhydride plant air pollution control /
Author Chi, C. T., ; Hughes., T. W.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Hughes, T. W.,
CORP Author Monsanto Research Corp., Dayton, Ohio.;Industrial Environmental Research Lab., Research Triangle Park, N.C.
Publisher Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Office of Energy, Minerals, and Industry, Industrial Environmental Research Laboratory ; For sale by the National Technical Information Service,
Year Published 1977
Report Number EPA-600/2-77-188; MRC-DA-586; EPA-68-02-1320; EPA-ROAP-21AXM-011
Stock Number PB-272 102
OCLC Number 03991620
ISBN pbk.
Subjects Anhydrides ; Air--Pollution
Additional Subjects Air pollution control ; Phthalic anhydride ; Chemical industry ; Maleic anhydrides ; Substitutes ; Manufacturing ; Revisions ; Design criteria ; Performance evaluation ; Industrial wastes ; Cost analysis ; Incinerators ; Scrubbers ; Carbon ; Absorbers(Materials) ; Process charting ; Feasibility ; Sources ; Wet methods ; Stationary sources
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EJBD  EPA 600-2-77-188 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 03/12/2020
ELBD ARCHIVE EPA 600-2-77-188 Received from HQ AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 10/04/2023
ESAD  EPA 600-2-77-188 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 03/23/2010
NTIS  PB-272 102 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation ix, 105 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
The report summarizes a technical and economic evaluation of add-on control systems and process modifications for reducing, by 99%, the emissions of phthalic and maleic anhydrides from the main process vent gas in phthalic anhydride manufacturing plants. A survey was made to identify present (1976) control practices and their control efficiencies in the phthalic anhydride industry. Based on theoretical and practical considerations, existing control technology alternatives were evaluated to determine whether they can be improved to obtain the desired control efficiency. Technical evaluation of these alternatives led to identification of candidate alternatives which apply to the manufacturing process, and which can achieve 99% overall removal efficiency for phthalic and maleic anhydrides. Design and operating parameters for achieving the desired control efficiency were also determined. Cost estimates and an energy utilization study were performed for the candidate alternatives. Demonstration programs are recommended for the most promising alternatives.
Prepared under contract no. 68-02-1320, Task no. 25, ROAP no. 21AXM-011, program element no. 1ABO15. Issued Sept. 1977. Includes bibliographical references.