||Destruction of Volatile Organic Compounds via Catalytic Incineration (Journal Version).
Palazzolo, M. A. ;
Tichenor, B. A. ;
||Radian Corp., Research Triangle Park, NC.;Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Air and Energy Engineering Research Lab.
Air pollution ;
Flue gases ;
Organic compounds ;
Industrial wastes ;
Catalytic combustors ;
Solid waste disposal
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||The paper gives results of an investigation of the effect of catalytic incinerator design and operation on the destruction of specific volatile organic compounds (VOCs), both singly and in mixtures. A range of operating and design parameters were tested on a wide variety of compounds and compound mixtures. Conclusions of the study, presented here as applying only to the test catalyst and ranges of conditions tested, include: (1) VOC destruction efficiency increases with increasing temperature and concentration, and with decreasing space velocity; (2) the destructibility of VOCs varies according to compound class; (3) individual VOCs have different destruction efficiencies (at a given concentration, temperature, and space velocity); and (4) different destruction efficiencies may be obtained for a specific VOC incinerated in a mixture vs. burned alone.
||Pub. in Environmental Progress, v6 n3 p172-176 Aug 87. See also PB86-119062. Sponsored by Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Air and Energy Engineering Research Lab.
|NTIS Title Notes
||Reprint: Destruction of Volatile Organic Compounds via Catalytic Incineration (Journal Version).
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||68A; 99B; 91A; 68C
||PC A02/MF A01