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Main Title Background Information for Establishment of National Standards of Performance for New Sources. Castor Bean Processing.
CORP Author Walden Research Corp., Cambridge, Mass.
Year Published 1972
Report Number CPA-70-165; 1361;
Stock Number PB-213 294
Additional Subjects ( Castor oil ; Refining) ; ( Air pollution ; Vegetable oils) ; ( Industrial wastes ; Castor oil) ; Seeds ; Beans ; Processing ; Production engineering ; Economic analysis ; Particles ; Air pollution control equipment ; Scrubbers ; Incinerators ; Aliphatic acid esters ; Dust collectors ; Demand(Economics) ; Castor bean processing ; Castor pomace
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-213 294 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 36p
Castor oil is one of the more important vegetable oils being used industrially. The report presents background information for this new source of pollutant emission. The following topics are discussed: The economic and statistical background which includes castor oil production facilities; Production methods and processes which include seed handling, castor pomace processing, and oil refining; The uses of castor oil and castor oil products; Industrial emissions, which primarily include particulates and emissions from oil refining; and Control technology involving dry particulate collectors, wet scrubbers, adsorption, and incineration. (Author)