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RECORD NUMBER: 23 OF 53
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Hazardous air pollutants from the combustion of an emulsified heavy fuel oil in a firetube boiler /|
|Author||Miller, C. Andrew.|
|CORP Author||National Risk Management Research Lab., Research Triangle Park, NC. ;Acurex Environmental Corp., Research Triangle Park, NC.|
|Publisher||U.S. Environmental Protectino Agency, Control Technology Center ; Available to the public through the National Technical Information Service,|
|Subjects||Petroleum as fuel--Combustion--By-products. ; Flue gases--Measurement. ; Air--Pollution. ; Flue gases--Sampling|
|Additional Subjects||Fuel oils ; Combustion products ; Air pollution ; Hazardous materials ; Emulsions ; Combustion ; Fire tube boilers ; Toxicity ; Carbon monoxide ; Nitrogen oxides ; Sulfur dioxide|
The report gives results of measuring emissions of hazardous air pollutants (HAPS) from the combustion flue gases of a No. 6 fuel oil, both with and without an emulsifying agent, in a 2.5 million Btu/hr (732 kW) firetube boiler with the purpose determining the impacts of the emulsifier on HAP emissions. The boiler flue gases were sampled and analyzed for both metal and organic HAPs, and the effects of the emulsification on criteria emissions such as carbon dioxide (CO), nitrogen oxides (NOx), and particulate matter (PM) were also measured.
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