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Main Title Testing at NREL of the Minipilot Solar System for Hazardous Waste Thermal Destruction.
Author Gorman, P. ; Raile, M. ;
CORP Author Midwest Research Inst., Kansas City, MO.;National Risk Management Research Lab., Cincinnati, OH.
Publisher Jan 97
Year Published 1997
Report Number EPA-68-DO-0137; EPA/600/R-96/151;
Stock Number PB97-130850
Additional Subjects Hazardous materials ; Solar furnaces ; Combustion efficiency ; Heat treatment ; Waste treatment ; Solar radiation ; Ultraviolet radiation ; Liquid wastes ; Combustion chambers ; Test chambers ; Air flow ; Flow rates ; Decontamination ; Air pollution sampling ; Combustion products ; Exhaust emissions ; Furans ; Dioxins ; Air pollution monitoring ; Design analysis ; Performance evaluation ; Feasibility studies ; Thermal destruction ; Volatile compounds ; Semivolatile organic compounds
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NTIS  PB97-130850 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 05/16/1997
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Abstract
A minipilot solar system (MSS) was built at MRI, transported to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), and tested at NREL's high flux solar furnace. The MSS involved combustion of a liquid feed in a combustion reactor equipped with a quartz window at one end for solar input. Tests were carried out at two flow conditions, with nominal solar inputs of 8, 5, or 2 kW, as well as tests without solar input. The primary purpose of the test was to determine if the emission of Principal Organic Hazardous Constituents (POHCs) and/or Products of Incomplete Combustion (PICs) from the MSS were significantly lower when operated with solar input, as compared to operation without solar input, at the same liquid and air input rates and the same operating temperature.