Title: Removal of PCDD/F from incinerator flue gases by entrained-phase adsorption
Authors: Everaert, Kim ×
Baeyens, Jan
Degrève, Jan #
Issue Date: Dec-2002
Publisher: Air & waste management assoc
Series Title: Journal of the air & waste management association vol:52 issue:12 pages:1378-1388
Abstract: The emission abatement of polychlorinated dioxins and furans (PCDD/F) issued from municipal solid waste incineration is growing in importance because of more stringent emission standards and general concern about their toxic characteristics. These substances cannot be separated by conventional gas cleanup processes but are successfully removed through adsorption onto carbonaceous materials. The simplest technique is the entrained-phase injection of pulverized adsorbents in the flue gas, followed by fabric filter separation. The various related techniques are briefly reviewed here. Operating conditions and results obtained from Flemish MSWIs are given. The results illustrate the excellent overall removal efficiency. Furans are adsorbed to a slightly higher extent than dioxins.
ISSN: 1096-2247
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Chemical Engineering - miscellaneous
Bio- & Chemical Systems Technology, Reactor Engineering and Safety Section
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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