STEEL INDUSTRY: Conducted particulate testing and continuous emission monitoring of a rod mill exhaust stack. In addition, testing was performed to determine emissions associated with a slow cooling pen associated with ball mill production.
POWER GENERATION INDUSTRY: Conducted detailed measurements of volumetric flow, oxygen, and carbon dioxide levels in huge main ducts in the Economizer Outlet, Air Heater Inlet, and Exhaust Stack locations in order to evaluate overall plant and control system performance
Government and environmental groups are forcing industries with medium to high VOC exhausts to reduce emissions by as much as 98%. Incineration using pollution control devices such as oxidizers and flare stacks is one way to bring the exhaust emissions in line with the regulations. Capturing and reusing solvent in a solvent recovery system is another way.
Requirements for monitoring emissions to air are governed by EU/UK legislation and are implemented in the form of a permit by the Environment Agency or local authority. The Dr Foedisch muti-component gas analysers continuously extract a gas sample from the exhaust stream via a stack probe into the analyser cabinet.
Both hot and cold gas systems are available, please contact us to discuss which system best suits your requirements.
Air Scrubbers strip out contaminants from exhaust stacks typically by trickling a stream of salt solution through a bed of media to extract contaminants by putting them into solution. The salts found in these solutions are typically sulfates, chlorides, and carbonates. Air Scrubber wastewater tends to have high total dissolved solids (TDS) or salts. Air Scrubber Wastewater cannot be simply flushed down the drain. Many companies choose to avoid the headaches of labor-intensive wastewater treatment technologies...
The real-time monitoring of odorous gases or more classical pollutants emitted by industrial sites (wastewater treatment plants, refineries, landfills, etc.) appears nowadays as a requirement, in order to optimize the site process and operations, or communicate towards the neighborhoods and local public bodies.
While emissions can be measured directly at the source (in the stack, exhaust, etc.), ambient air measurement all around the sites provides a better accuracy and anticipate pollution episodes. This is why...
The history of air pollution regulation dates back as far as the 13th century when in 1273, Edward I (Longshanks) of England prohibited the burning of sea coal in London. The smoke produced by its combustion was considered detrimental to human health.
By the late 19th and early 20th centuries, regulations were being passed that sought to control air pollution predominantly for smoke and odour control. Traditionally, regulators were concerned with the visual impact of the discharge from a stack or chimney. Therefore...