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Main Title Fluidized bed combustion : effectiveness of an SO2 control technology for industrial boilers /
Author Aul, E. F. ; Owen, M. L. ; Jones, A. F.
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Aul, Edward F.
Owen, M. L.
Jones, A. F.
Greenwald, Judith M.
CORP Author Radian Corp., Research Triangle Park, NC.;Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Air and Radiation, Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards, Emission Standards and Engineering Division,
Year Published 1984
Report Number EPA/450/3-85/010; EPA-68-01-6558
Stock Number PB85-197101
Subjects Fluidized-bed furnaces. ; Sulfur dioxide. ; Boilers.
Additional Subjects Air pollution control ; Boilers ; Fluidized bed processors ; Sulfur dioxide ; Industrial wastes ; Combustion products ; Standards ; Performance evaluation ; Cost analysis ; Particles ; Flue gases ; Coal ; Fabric filters ; Flue gas desulfurization
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NTIS  PB85-197101 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 01/01/1988
Collation 224 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Atmospheric fluidized bed combustion (AFBC) boilers have developed rapidly over recent years and are now offered commercially in several different configurations. SO2 reduction levels of 90 percent and above have been achieved by coal-fired AFBC boilers in the industrial size category. Based on the data available, industrial FBC NOx emissions have been consistently below 0.5 lb/million Btu. PM emissions of less than 0.5 lb/million Btu have been routinely achieved with fabric filters. AFBC boiler system costs were compared with costs for a conventional boiler equipped with an FGD system and with costs for a conventional boiler using low sulfur compliance coal. The conclusions drawn from the economic analyses are that (1) studied cost difference between AFBC Technology, conventional boiler/FGD systems, and compliance coal combustion are projected to be small over the SO2 emission range of 1.7 to 0.8 lb/million Btu and SO2 reduction range of 65 to 90 percent, and (2) that cost competitiveness among these technologies is not expected to change significantly as the emission limitations change over this range. Absolute economic competitiveness among these options will be sensitive to site-specific parameters and decided on a case-by-case basis.
"Authors: E.F. Aul, Jr., M.L. Owen, A.F. Jones"--Colophon. Project Officer: Judith M. Greenwald. "September 1984." Includes bibliographical references. Prepared by Radian Corp. for Emission Standards and Engineering Division. Microfiche.