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Main Title Pyrolysis of Solid Municipal Wastes
Author Hoffman., Donald A. ;
CORP Author San Diego City Utilities Dept., Calif.
Year Published 1973
Report Number EP-00266; EPA-670/2-73-039;
Stock Number PB-222 015
Additional Subjects Solid waste disposal ; Pyrolysis ; Materials recovery ; Solid waste disposal ; Combustion products ; Thermal efficiency ; Sulfur ; Tars ; Carbon ; Enthalpy ; Performance evaluation ; Pyrolysis incineration ; NERC
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-222 015 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 79P
Abstract The objective of the project was to investigate the products of the pyrolysis of solid municipal wastes the optimum temperature at which the process should be carried out; the volume reduction of wastes when pyrolyzed, and the potential of any byproducts produced. Although the wastes used in the experimentation were 'typical San Diego refuse', the attempt was made to express the results in terms of such units that hopefully, these data would be useful to other communitites by adjustment in accordance with their own individual solid wastes classification. Experimental results were favorable in that waste volumes are significantly reduced and the process can be sustained by the incineration of its product(s) of the pyrolyzing equipment used has an over-all thermal efficiency of 60 percent or over.
NTIS Title Notes Final rept.
PUB Date Free Form Jul 73
Category Codes 13B; 68C#; 91A
NTIS Prices PC E03/MF A01
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 326564495
Origin NTIS
Type CAT