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Main Title Pilot-scale evaluation of the thermal stability POHC incinerability ranking /
Author Lee, J. W. ; Whitworth, W. E. ; Waterland., L. R.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Whitworth, W. E.
Waterland, L. R.
Thurnau, Robert C.
Carroll, Gregory J.
CORP Author Acurex Corp., Mountain View, CA. Environmental Systems Div.;Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, OH. Risk Reduction Engineering Lab.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Risk Reduction Engineering Laboratory,
Year Published 1992
Report Number EPA/600/R-92/065; EPA-68-C9-0038
Stock Number PB92-166966
Subjects Hazardous wastes--Incineration. ; Hazardous wastes--Research. ; Hazardous waste disposal--Research
Additional Subjects Air pollution sampling ; Incinerators ; Hazardous materials ; Waste disposal ; Combustion efficiency ; Failure ; Pilot plants ; Ranking ; Volatile organic compounds ; Thermal stability ; Continuous sampling ; Flue gases ; Air pollution control ; Concentration(Composition) ; Quality assurance ; Kilns ; Performance standards ; Pollution regulations ; Principal organic hazardous constituent
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB92-166966 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 01/01/1988
Collation 231 pages ; 28 cm
Abstract A test series were performed at the U.S. EPA Incineration Research Facility (IRF) to evaluate the thermal-stability-based principal organic hazardous constituent (POHC) incinerability ranking. Mixtures of twelve POHCs with predicted incinerabilities spanning the range of most- to least-difficult-to-incinerate classes were combined with a clay-based sorbent matrix and fed to the facility's pilot-scale rotary kiln incinerator. Kiln operating conditions were varied to include a baseline operating condition, three modes of attempted incineration failure, and a worst-case combination of the three failure modes. Kiln-exit POHC destruction and removal efficiencies (DREs) were in the 99.99% range for the volatile POHCs during the baseline, mixing failure and matrix failure tests. Semivolatile POHCs were not detected at the kiln exit for these tests; corresponding DREs were generally greater than 99.999%. The thermal failure and worst-case tests resulted in substantially decreased kiln-exit POHC DREs, ranging from less than 99% to greater than 99.999%. General agreement between measured and predicted relative kiln-exit POHC DREs was observed for those two tests.
Notes "Robert C. Thurnau, project officer; Gregory J. Carroll, technical task manager." "April 1992." Sponsored by U.S. EPA, Office of Research and Development. Microfiche.
Place Published Cincinnati, OH :
Supplementary Notes See also PB84-128677 and PB91-182733. Sponsored by Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, OH. Risk Reduction Engineering Lab.
Corporate Au Added Ent Risk Reduction Engineering Laboratory (U.S.)
PUB Date Free Form {1991}
NTIS Prices PC A11/MF A03
BIB Level m
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
OCLC Time Stamp 20010208165752
Language eng
Origin NTIS
OCLC Rec Leader 01358nam 2200325Ka 45020