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Main Title Toxic Metal Emissions from Incineration: Mechanisms and Control.
Author Linak, W. P. ; Wendt, J. O. L. ;
CORP Author Arizona Univ., Tucson. Dept. of Chemical Engineering.;Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Air and Energy Engineering Research Lab.
Publisher 1993
Year Published 1993
Report Number EPA/600/J-93/449;
Stock Number PB94-114626
Additional Subjects Incineration ; Metals ; Combustion products ; Toxicity ; Flue gases ; Aerosols ; Particulates ; Vaporizing ; Sorbents ; Air pollution control ; Incinerators ; Combustion chambers ; Reprints ;
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB94-114626 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 43p
The paper reviews the nature of the problems associated with toxic metals in combustion processes, and describes where these problems occur and how they are addressed through current and proposed regulations. Although emphasis in the paper is on problems associated with metals from incineration processes, conventional fossil fuel combustion is also considered, insofar as it pertains to mechanisms governing the fate of metals during combustion in general. The paper examines the release of metals into the vapor phase, with the particle dynamics of a nucleating, condensing, and coagulating aerosol that may be subsequently formed, and with the reactive scavenging of metals by sorbents.