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Main Title Developments in LIMB (Limestone Injection Multistage Burner) Technology.
Author Drehmel, D. C. ;
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Air and Energy Engineering Research Lab.
Year Published 1988
Report Number EPA/600/D-88/164;
Stock Number PB88-238100
Additional Subjects Calcium hydroxides ; Sulfur dioxide ; Burners ; Coal ; Graphs(Charts) ; Sorbents ; Air pollution abatement ; Fossil-fuel power plants ; Calcium lignosulfonate ; Lignosulfonate/calcium salt ; Stationary pollution sources ; Limestone injection
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NTIS  PB88-238100 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 12/29/1988
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Abstract
The paper describes the most recent results from the Limestone Injection Multistage Burner (LIMB) program, results from the wall-fired demonstration. Tests were conducted to determine the efficacy of commercial calcium hydroxide--Ca(OH)2--supplied by Marblehead Lime Co. and of calcium-lignosulfonate-modified Ca(OH)2. Performance of the modified sorbent was slightly better than that of the commercial sorbent. Both sorbents easily provided 50 percent capture of SO2 at a calcium to sulfur molar ratio of 2.0 or less, which is the goal of the LIMB program. The paper also lists the major conclusions from the LIMB program to date.