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Main Title Bench-scale performance testing and economic analyses of electrostatic dry coal cleaning /
Author Rich, Stanley R.
CORP Author Advanced Energy Dynamics, Inc., Natick, MA.;Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Air and Energy Engineering Research Lab.
Publisher Air and Energy Engineering Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,
Year Published 1987
Report Number EPA/600/7-87/005; EPA-68-02-3662
Stock Number PB87-168407
Subjects Coal--Cleaning--United States. ; Electrostatics. ; Coal--United States--Cleaning
Additional Subjects Electrostatic separators ; Air pollution control ; Economic analysis ; Pilot study ; Performance ; Coal preparation
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NTIS  PB87-168407 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 158 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Abstract
The report gives results of preliminary performance evaluations and economic analyses of the Advanced Energy Dynamics (AED) electrostatic dry coal-cleaning process. Grab samples of coal feed product coals were obtained from 25 operating physical coal cleaning (PCC) plants. These samples were analyzed for ash, sulfur, and energy content and splits of the original samples of feed run-of-mine coal were provided for bench-scale testing in an electrostatic separation apparatus. The process showed superior sulfur removal performance at equivalent cost and energy recovery levels. The ash removal capability of the process was not evaluated completely: overall, ash removal results indicated that the process did not perform as well as the PCC plants.
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"February 1987." Includes bibliographical references. "PB87-168407." "EPA/600/7-87/005." Microfiche.