Emissions from pyrolysis and combustion of automotive shredder residue

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Title: Emissions from pyrolysis and combustion of automotive shredder residue
Authors: Rey Martínez, Lorena | Conesa, Juan A. | Aracil, Ignacio | Garrido, María A. | Ortuño García, Nuria
Research Group/s: Residuos, Energía, Medio Ambiente y Nanotecnología (REMAN)
Center, Department or Service: Universidad de Alicante. Departamento de Ingeniería Química | Universidad de Alicante. Instituto Universitario de Ingeniería de los Procesos Químicos
Keywords: Thermal valorization | Pyrolysis | Combustion | Automobile shredder residue
Knowledge Area: Ingeniería Química
Issue Date: 2016
Publisher: Federal Environmental Agency
Citation: Organohalogen Compounds. 2016, 78: 1330-1332
Abstract: The present work has been carried out to verify the feasibility of thermal valorization of an automobile shredder residue (ASR). With this aim, the thermal decomposition of this waste has been studied in a laboratory scale reactor in order to analyze the pollutants emitted under different operating conditions. The emission factors of carbon oxides, light hydrocarbons, PAHs, PCPhs, PCBzs, PBPhs, PCDD/Fs, dioxin-like PCBs and PBDD/Fs were determined at two temperatures, 600 and 850ºC, and under varying oxygen ratios ranging from 0 (pure pyrolysis) to 1.5 (over-stoichiometric oxidation). After analyzing all these compounds we conclude that thermal valorization of ASR may be an efficient way to achieve the targets established in the Directive 2000/53/EC.
Sponsor: Support for this work was provided by the CTQ2013-41006-R project from the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (Spain) and the PROMETEOII/2014/007 project from the Valencian Community Government (Spain).
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10045/65691
ISSN: 1026-4892
Language: eng
Type: info:eu-repo/semantics/article
Rights: © Organohalogen Compounds
Peer Review: si
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