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Main Title Operating Parameters to Minimize Emissions during Rotary Kiln Emergency Safety Vent Openings.
Author Lemieux, P. M. ; Linak, W. P. ; DeBenedictis, C. ; Ryan, J. V. ; Wendt, J. O. L. ;
CORP Author Acurex Corp., Research Triangle Park, NC. ;Arizona Univ., Tucson. Dept. of Chemical Engineering. ;Arkansas Univ., Fayetteville. Dept. of Mathematical Sciences.;Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Air and Energy Engineering Research Lab.
Publisher c1994
Year Published 1994
Report Number EPA-68-DO-0141 ;EPA-R-814-945-01-0; EPA/600/J-94/424;
Stock Number PB95-128104
Additional Subjects Air pollution control ; Vents ; Kilns ; Exhaust emissions ; Flue gases ; Combustion products ; Hazardous materials ; Incinerators ; Combustion chambers ; Combustion efficiency ; Reprints ; Operating parameters
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB95-128104 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 03/06/1995
Collation 20p
The article gives results of EPA research on a 73 kW rotary kiln incinerator simulator, examining optimum settings of kiln operating parameters so as to minimize emissions during an emergency safety vent (ESV) opening event. Regarded as true emergency devices, their purpose is to vent combustion gases directly from the combustion chambers to the atmosphere if other system components fail. The article interprets experimental results in the light of previous research results on transient 'puffs.' Mechanisms governing both the release of volatile matter during an ESV event and the subsequent prolysis in the residual sorbent bed are identified. Results indicate that alteration of operator-controllable kiln parameters during the onset of an ESV opening event can have a significant effect on emissions of both organics and hydrogen chloride.