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Main Title Destruction and Removal of POHCs (Princpal Organic Hazardous Constituents) in Iron Making Blast Furnaces.
Author Adams, R. C. ;
CORP Author Radian Corp., Research Triangle Park, NC.;Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, OH. Hazardous Waste Engineering Research Lab.
Year Published 1987
Report Number EPA-68-03-3148; EPA/600/2-87/081;
Stock Number PB88-112321
Additional Subjects Organic wastes ; Blast furnaces ; Heat recovery ; Iron ; Furans ; Hazardous wastes ; Iron and steel industry ; Steel plants ; Coke ; Dioxin
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB88-112321 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 06/21/1988
Collation 94p
At least one steel company utilizes organic waste liquids as a heat and carbon content source to partially replace the coke that is used to charge the blast furnaces. The waste liquids fed to the blast furnace are likely to contain hazardous constituents. Temperature and residence time in the blast furnace favor total destruction of the principal organic hazardous constituents (POHCs) of the waste fuel but verification of destruction efficiencies has not been attempted up to now. Also, reduction reactions that occur in a blast furnace may promote the formation of products of incomplete combustion (PICs). Tests were conducted while feeding waste fuel to a blast furnace located at a major steel mill. The primary objective of the test program was to determine the fate of the POHCs of the waste fuel and to look for formation of PICs, notably dioxins and dibenzofurans.