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Main Title Testing vacuum and air conveyor systems for oil spill recovery
Author Gates, Donald C. ; Corradino, Kevin M.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Corradino, Kevin M.
CORP Author Mason and Hanger-Silas Mason Co., Inc., Leonardo, NJ.;Municipal Environmental Research Lab., Cincinnati, OH.
Publisher Municipal Environmental Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,
Year Published 1982
Report Number EPA/600/2-82/088; EPA-68-03-3056
Stock Number PB83-114538
OCLC Number 48233215
Additional Subjects Oil pollution ; Materials recovery ; Tank trucks ; Vacuum apparatus ; Pneumatic conveyors ; Performance evaluation ; Hazardous materials ; Oil spills ; Skimmers
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ELBD  EPA 600-2-82-088 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 11/02/2001
NTIS  PB83-114538 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation viii, 33 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Two different vacuum truck designs were evaluated for oil recovery performance at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Oil and Hazardous Materials Simulated Environmental Test Tank (OHMSETT) facility in September 1980. These were a Vactor Model 2045 air conveyor design made by the Meyers-Sherman Company and a standard vacuum truck made by Coleman Environmental and Pollution Control Equipment Co., Inc. Changes in recovery efficiency and oil recovery rate were found while varying oil slick thickness, oil viscosity, hose length, and air pump speed for the trucks. The air conveyor was additionally tested using different suction hose heights above the slick.
Project officer: Richard A. Griffiths. Contract no. 68-03-3056. Photocopy.