Particulate Emissions Articles

  • Hurricane cyclones to reduce particulate matter from a biomass boiler at Amorim Cork Composites (54.000 m3 /h a 177ºC) - Case Study

    Foreword Advanced Cyclone Systems, S.A. (ACS) designed and supplied a Hurricane cyclone system for Amorim Cork Composites (ACC). ACC, based in Porto (Portugal), has grown to become the world’s largest producer and distributor of cork products. Apart from traditional bottle stoppers, the proverbial ”cork” so intimately associated with wine, the company has over the ...

  • A closer look at urban transport - TERM 2013: transport indicators tracking progress towards environmental targets in Europe

    Transport guarantees our mobility and access to goods. Moreover, the transport sector helps maintain and develop our societal and economic systems. Transport is also a main source of pressures on the environment, such as the unsustainable use of natural resources, as well as greenhouse gas, air pollutant and noise emissions. Many of these environmental problems are inter-linked, requiring ...

  • Hurricane HR System to Reduce Particulate Matter from a Biomass Boiler Burning Pellets Under 50mg/Nm3 - Case Study

    Foreword Advanced Cyclone Systems, S.A. (ACS) designed and supplied a Hurricane Cyclone System for Norbidel, a Portuguese boiler manufacturer. End customer for boiler and Hurricane is Fepsa, a company that focuses its production on felts for hats. Its underlying processes involve compression and vibration, under the action of water and heat. Norbidel, based in Maia (Porto, Portugal) ...

  • Hydrocarbon evaporative emissions & control for automotives

    Even the cleanest and most efficient vehicle on the market today still pollutes the air and otherwise damages the environment. Motor vehicles emit several noxious pollutants which vehicle emissions standards are designed to regulate. Vehicles generally emit Hydrocarbons (HC), Carbon monoxide (CO), Nitrogen oxides (NOx) and Fine airborne particulate matter (PM) as pollutants that require control. ...

  • Practical Implementation of EN-14181in Particulate Monitoring - Case Study

    Introduction This case study summarises the results of implementing particulate monitoring according to EN-14181 in a municipal incinerator operated by SUA in Teesside, UK, with a ProScatter M type particulate instrument (Model PCME QAL 181). It also provides a comparison of results for monitoring the same stack with an ElectroDynamic particulate instrument (Model PCME QAL 991). This case ...


    By PCME Ltd

  • Case study - Rubber curing emissions

    Overview A rubber curing company was looking for a new, affordable abatement solution to treat their blue haze and low-level Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) in order to meet regulatory requirements. The large Electrostatic Precipitator (ESP) in use was extremely expensive to operate and maintain. The company began their search for a system that offered effective opacity control and ...

  • Book Review: Particulate Emissions from Vehicles by Peter Eastwood

    Particulate Emissions from Vehicles, by Peter Eastwood. West Sussex, UK, John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2008. ISBN: 978-0-470-72455-2 Keywords: book ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Review of recent advances in detection of organic markers in fine particulate matter and their use for source

    ABSTRACTFine particulate matter is believed to be more toxic than coarse particles and to exacerbate health problems such asrespiratory and cardiopulmonary diseases. Specific organic compounds within atmospheric fine particulate material can be used to differentiate specific inputs from various emissions and thus is helpful in identifying the major urban air pollution sources that contribute ...

  • Pollution Systems VS-3 wet srubber removes grease and particulate

    A leader in the Food Industry has several Pork Sausage Cookers at their manufacturing site in Alabama.  Each cooker exhausts over 4,000 ACFM.  The streams are saturated with moisture and the pollutant load is pork grease.  Electrostatic Precipitators (ESP’s) have been installed to treat the exhaust.  However, the ESP's were not working well and have high maintenance and ...


    By Pollution Systems

  • Evaluation of total particulate matter emission factors for copper slag in dry abrasive blasting

    Abrasive blasting was performed in enclosed conditions to evaluate the effect of blast pressure, feed rate and surface contamination on Total Particulate Matter (TPM) emission factors for copper slag. Stack sampling methods were used to collect uncontrolled TPM. Emission factors were calculated as grams of TPM emitted per pound of copper slag used (g/lb) and grams of TPM emitted per square foot ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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