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Main Title Advances in Fine Particle Control Technology.
Author Marchant, W. ; Nichols, G. ; Plaks, N. ; Sedman, C. B. ;
CORP Author Southern Research Inst., Birmingham, AL.;Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. National Risk Management Research Lab.
Publisher 1996
Year Published 1996
Report Number EPA-CR-822780; EPA/600/A-96/126;
Stock Number PB97-117964
Additional Subjects Air pollution control equipment ; Filters ; Combustion ; Particles ; Fabric filters ; Electrostatic precipitators ; Flue gases ; Mathematical models ; Fine particles
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Collation 23p
The paper discusses advances in fine particle control technology. Currently, the technologies of choice for controlling fine particle emissions from large combustion sources are fabric filters and electrostatic precipitators (ESPs). As these two technologies compete, advances in both technologies and their hybridization hold promise for significantly reduced fine particle emissions from both new and existing sources. Recent improvement in fabric filtration include flue gas additives and electrostatic augmentation. ESP improvements include separation and optimization of particle charging and collection, fast-rise time pulsed energization, and hybrid ESP/fabric filtration concepts. Mathematical models which allow diagnosis of problems on existing systems and optimized design of new systems are also discussed.