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Main Title Elemental Mercury Capture by Activated Carbon in a Flow Reactor.
Author Serre, S. D. ; Ghorishi, S. B. ; Gullett, B. K. ;
CORP Author ARCADIS Geraghty and Miller, Inc., Research Triangle Park, NC.;Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. National Risk Management Research Lab.
Publisher 2000
Year Published 2000
Report Number EPA-68-C-99-201; EPA/600/A-00/042;
Stock Number PB2001-100533
Additional Subjects Air pollution ; Air pollution control ; Mercury(Metal) ; Activated carbon ; Adsorbents ; Lignite ; Adsorption ; Particle size ; Combustion ; Flue gases ; Stationary sources ; Air entrainment ; Temperature ; Reaction time ; Bench tests ; Elemental mercury ; Flow reactor
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NTIS  PB2001-100533 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 02/27/2001
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Abstract The paper gives results of bench scale experiments in a flow reactor to simulate the entrained-flow capture of elemental mercury (Hg-o) using solid sorbents. Adsorption of Hg-o by lignite-based activated carbon (Calgon FGD) was examined at different carbon/mercury (C/Hg) ratio, particle sizes, Hg-o concentrations, and temperatures. Mercury capture increased with increased in C/Hg ratio and decreased in particle size. Mercury uptake on the other hand increased in temperature over a range of 21-150 C. Increasing the residence time over a range 3.8-13 s did not increased adsorption. The rate of uptake appears to be rapid and then decreases with time.
Supplementary Notes Presented at the Air and Waste Management Association 93rd Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, Jun 18-22, 2000. Sponsored by Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. National Risk Management Research Lab.
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