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Main Title Characterization of emissions from the simulated open-burning of non-metallic automobile shredder residue /
Author Ryan, J. V. ; Lutes, C. C.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Ryan, Jeffrey V.
Lutes, Christopher C.
CORP Author Acurex Environmental Corp., Research Triangle Park, NC.;Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Air and Energy Engineering Research Lab.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,
Year Published 1993
Report Number EPA/600/R-93/044; EPA-68-DO-0141
Stock Number PB93-172914
Subjects Combustion.
Additional Subjects Residues ; Combustion products ; Air pollution control ; Automobiles ; Scrap ; Glass ; Plastics ; Elastomers ; Shredders ; Emission ; Aerosols ; Stockpiles ; Earth fills ; Air pollution sampling ; Volatile organic compounds ; Carbon dioxide ; Hydrocarbons ; Nitrogen oxide ; Metals ; Cadmium ; Lead(Metal) ; Fluff ; Stationary sources
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB93-172914 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 01/01/1988
Collation 82 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
The report gives results of a study in which the open combustion of a non-metallic waste product called 'fluff' was simulated and the resulting emissions collected and characterized to gain insight into the types and quantities of these air pollutants. (NOTE: The reclamation process for recyclable ferrous and non-ferrous metals from scrap automobiles generates fluff consisting of a combination of glass, plastics, rubber, wood products, and electrical wiring. The waste product is often stockpiled or landfilled. A number of the stockpiles have caught fire, resulting in the emission of many air pollutants). Samples were collected and analyzed for volatile and semivolatile organics, particulate, and metal aerosols. Typical combustion process gases--carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, nitric oxide, oxygen, and unburned hydrocarbons--were monitored continuously. Of 11 metal aerosols characterized, cadmium, copper, lead, and zinc were found in significant quantities.
"March 1993." "EPA-600/R-93-044." "EPA Contract no. 68-DO-0141." "EPA Project officer : Paul M. Lemieux." "Final report." Microfiche.