Determination of optimum dose of adsorbent for PCDD/F removal in the flue gas of a medical waste incineration plant


Gunes G., SARAL A. , YILDIZ S., KUZU S. L.

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING RESEARCH & DESIGN, vol.104, pp.695-702, 2015 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 104
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.cherd.2015.10.010
  • Journal Name: CHEMICAL ENGINEERING RESEARCH & DESIGN
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.695-702
  • Keywords: Dioxin/furan, Medical waste, Incineration, Dioxin removal, Activated carbon, DIBENZO-P-DIOXINS, DE-NOVO-SYNTHESIS, ACTIVATED-CARBON, EMISSIONS, COMBUSTION, ADSORPTION, OXYGEN

Abstract

In this study, congener profile and gas/particle partitioning of PCDD/F compounds was investigated and the optimum adsorbent (activated lignite) injection dose for the control of dioxins and furans was determined in a medical waste incineration plant.