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Influence of Particulate Control on Waste Management: Integrated Environmental Control Pilot Plant Results
Author: Patrick M. Maroney, Steven A. Davidson, J. Edward Chichanowicz
Date:
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Results with the EPRI 2.5 MW (e) Integrated Environmental Control Pilot Plant (IECPP) compare the influence of particulate penetration on scrubber waste production and properties. Tests compared a fabric filter/wet scrubber and ESP/wet scrubber, the latter operated to simulate 1979 NSPS, 1971 NSPS, and pre-NSPS units. Tests were conducted with low sulfur coal at 400 ppm; flue gas spiking could be used to increase SO2 to 2000 ppm. Scrubber waste was dewatered in a thickener and vacuum belt filter (to 55% solids content), and fixed with fly ash.