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Main Title Behavior of arsenic in a rotary kiln incinerator. {microfiche}/ by R.C. Thurnau
Author Thurnau, R. C.
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, OH. Risk Reduction Engineering Lab.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Risk Reduction Engineering Laboratory,
Year Published 1990
Report Number EPA/600/D-90/178
Stock Number PB91-131656
Subjects Smelting furnaces ; Arsenic--Environmental aspects
Additional Subjects Arsenic ; Waste disposal ; Incinerators ; Hazardous materials ; Pilot plants ; Tests ; Spatial distribution ; Evaluation ; Volatility ; Cadmium ; Lead(Metal) ; Bismuth ; Temperature ; Barium ; Bismuth ; Magnesium
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NTIS  PB91-131656 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 27 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Abstract
Changes in waste disposal patterns prompted by newly enacted legislation has resulted in a significant change in the composition of hazardous wastes presented for incineration. Metal-containing wastes that were historically landfilled are now being incinerated with increasing frequency. To study the distribution patterns of metals that are subjected to incineration, a series of pilot-scale incineration tests were performed at EPA's Incineration Research Facility. Utilizing the variables of: combustion temperature and feed chlorine concentration, a series of eight tests were completed to evaluate the behavior of: arsenic, barium, bismuth, cadmium, chromium, copper, lead, magnesium and strontium.