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Main Title Combustion of Wood Residue in Conical (Wigwam) Burners, Emission Controls and Alternatives.
Author Walsh, N. Stephen ; Boubel., Richard W. ;
CORP Author PEDCo-Environmental Specialists, Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio.;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C. Div. of Stationary Source Enforcement.;Oregon State Univ., Corvallis.
Year Published 1975
Report Number EPA-68-01-3150; EPA/340/1-76/002;
Stock Number PB-251 985
Additional Subjects Air pollution control ; Wood wastes ; Burners ; Incinerators ; Design ; Industrial wastes ; Combustion chamber gases ; Particles ; Lumber ; Plywood ; Revisions ; Operating costs ; Temperature ; Carbon monoxide ; Hydrocarbons ; Regulations ; Tables(Data) ; Wigwam burners ; Wood industry
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-251 985 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 82p
Abstract The lumber and plywood manufacturing process generate large quantities of wood residue and waste material, much of which is incinerated in conical or 'wigwam' burners. This report provides technical information on air pollution control techniques and alternatives for conical burners. Background information is given regarding the design, operation and combustion activities, including fuel composition. Air pollution emissions, both gaseous and particulate, are calculated and current regulations are reviewed. Modifications to existing burners are suggested as well as alternative methods of residue disposal. Capital and operating costs and approximate time schedules are given for both modifications and alternatives to wigwam burners.
Supplementary Notes Prepared in cooperation with Oregon State Univ., Corvallis.
NTIS Title Notes Final rept..
PUB Date Free Form Oct 75
Category Codes 13B; 11L; 68A; 71R
NTIS Prices PC A05/MF A01
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 326617040
Origin NTIS
Type CAT