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Main Title EPA's LIMB (Environmental Protection Agency's Limestone Injection Multistage Burner) Development and Demonstration Program.
Author Hendriks, R. V. ; Nolan, P. S. ;
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Air and Energy Engineering Research Lab. ;Babcock and Wilcox Co., Barberton, OH.
Year Published 1986
Report Number EPA/600/J-86/049;
Stock Number PB86-199841
Additional Subjects Air pollution control equipment ; Sulfur oxides ; Nitrogen oxides ; Burners ; Boilers ; Combustion products ; Fossil fuels ; Economic analysis ; Limestone injection multistage burners ; Low nitrogen oxides concentration firing systems ; Pollution control ; Coal fired power plants
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB86-199841 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 9p
Abstract The paper describes and discusses key design features of the retrofit of EPA's Limestone Injection Multistage Burner (LIMB) system to an operating, wall-fired utility boiler at Ohio Edison's Edgewater Station, based on the preliminary engineering design. The full-scale demonstration is expected to prove the effectiveness and cost of the LIMB concept for use on large-scale utility boilers. To date, a preliminary engineering design for the Edgewater unit has been prepared incorporating the technology developed in smaller-scale studies. EPA is engaged in a multi-year program to develop an improved control technology for emission of sulfur and nitrogen oxides (SOx and NOx) from the combustion of fossil fuels. The technology, called LIMB, involves staged-flow coal burners and injection of a reactive sorbent into the furnace to reduce emissions.
Supplementary Notes Pub. in Jnl. of the Air Pollution Control Association, v36 n4 p432-438 Apr 86. See also PB86-156536. Prepared in cooperation with Babcock and Wilcox Co., Barberton, OH.
NTIS Title Notes Journal article.
PUB Date Free Form c1986
Category Codes 13A; 68A; 41; 94; 97R
NTIS Prices PC A02/MF A01
Primary Description 600/13
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 622716042
Origin NTIS
Type CAT