A concept for dioxin and furan abatement in the aluminum industry
Dioxins and furans are considered the most toxic substances and are suspected to be highly carcinogen. Once being in the focus of the publicity for emitting these substances a company may face mostly emotional discussions bearing the potential of severe damage of the image of the entire industry. Certainly, dioxins and furans represent quite stable chemical compositions and threaten public health. However, this article may show that their emission can be controlled by comparably simple countermeasures.