Pollutant formation and emissions from cement kiln stack using a solid recovered fuel from municipal solid waste

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dc.contributorResiduos, Pirólisis y Combustiónen
dc.contributor.authorConesa, Juan A.-
dc.contributor.authorRey Martínez, Lorena-
dc.contributor.authorEgea Ruiz, Silvia-
dc.contributor.authorRey Martínez, María Dolores-
dc.contributor.otherUniversidad de Alicante. Departamento de Ingeniería Químicaen
dc.contributor.otherUniversidad de Alicante. Instituto Universitario de Ingeniería de Procesos Químicosen
dc.identifier.citationCONESA FERRER, Juan Antonio, et al. “Pollutant formation and emissions from cement kiln stack using a solid recovered fuel from municipal solid waste”. Environmental Science & Technology. Vol. 45, No. 13 (2011). ISSN 0013-936X, pp. 5878-5884en
dc.identifier.issn0013-936X (Print)-
dc.identifier.issn1520-5851 (Online)-
dc.description.abstractThe thermal decomposition of a Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF) has been studied by two techniques. First, laboratory-scale experiments were performed in a horizontal furnace in which different atmospheres are studied to analyze the dioxins and furans (PCDD/Fs) evolved from the decomposition of the material. Sulfur presence is revealed to be important in PCDD/Fs formation. In the second technique, the emission of various pollutants (PAHs, PCDD/Fs, metals, acid gases …) were determined in a cement kiln fed on different proportions of SRF material, and where a maximum feed rate of 15000 kg SRF/h was achieved. In the laboratory furnace the dioxin toxicity revealed a maximum when the amount of oxygen in the atmosphere increased until approximately stoichiometric conditions. In the cement kiln, all emitted pollutants are under the legal limits. No correlation between SRF input and metal emission was observed.en
dc.description.sponsorshipSupport for this work was provided by CEMEX ESPANA, S.A., a company owned by the CEMEX group (http://www.cemex.com). Authors acknowledge the financial support for this work provided by PROMETEO/2009/043/FEDER and ACOMP2010/075 of Generalitat Valenciana (Spain) and CTQ2008-05520 (Spanish MCI).en
dc.publisherAmerican Chemical Societyen
dc.rightsCopyright © 2011 American Chemical Societyen
dc.subjectHeavy metalsen
dc.subjectMunicipal solid wasteen
dc.subjectCement kilnen
dc.subject.otherIngeniería Químicaen
dc.titlePollutant formation and emissions from cement kiln stack using a solid recovered fuel from municipal solid wasteen
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