after burner Articles

  • Burner Efficiency

    The Customer The Company is a world leader in combustion technology. They design and manufacture burners for residential, commercial and industrial applications. The Process After the burners have been manufactured they must be tested to meet the standards of BTS-2000. This standard specifies the methods procedures for determining the performance and ...

  • Thermal design and emissions of duct-burners for combined-cycle and cogenerative plants

    This paper mainly aims at demonstrating that an appropriate thermo-fluid-dynamic design optimisation of duct-burners for combined-cycle and cogenerative plants allows to satisfy restrictive emission limits, while significantly reducing the thermal stresses and the undesired pressure drops. In particular, a detailed discussion on the influence of the TEG composition and of the thermal load, ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Development of Low noise landfill gas flare

    Summary: Increasing requirements of the environmental standards and planning permission conditions create more challenges to the equipment providers. Environment Agency guidance demands low emission levels and local planners put low noise levels in their conditions for landfill sites. Achieving both at the same time with conventional equipment was found problematic. Biogas Technology has ...


    By Biogas Technology Limited

  • Intermediate Reynolds/Peclet number, flat plate boundary layer flows over catalytic surfaces for micro-combustion applications

    The reactive, flat plate boundary layer flow of close-tostoichiometric, methaneair mixtures over small size Pt plates is studied experimentally for intermediate Reynolds and Peclet numbers which pertain to micro-combustion applications. The surface temperature was measured with infrared thermography and correlated to reactant concentration profiles acquired with line-Raman imaging. Three phases ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Determining flammability of SpillFix Universal Organic Absorbent

    SpillFix Universal Organic Absorbent is an industrial absorbent product made from natural coir (coconut husk). Flammability tests (as detailed below) have determined that the product is a Not Readily Combustible Solid, and is unlikely to catch fire even after absorbing flammable spills. Determining Flammability The tests for determining ...

  • Expansion of waste water treatment plant, Switzerland

    Type     HOFGAS®- IFL2c Commissioning     2005 Site     WWTP Bern (Berne, Switzerland) Initial Situation The purification services provided by WWTP Region Bern so far are no longer adequate. The expansion project comprises new constructions, the new organic waste water treatment stage and the associated sludge liquor ...


    By Hofstetter BV

  • Biomass gassing as an effective source of energy

    Type     HOFGAS®- IFM4c 4000/2100 Performance     2100 Nm3/h / 3500 kW          Location     Limoges (FR) Situation A prestigious gassing plant for biomass is being built in the heart of France. The owner is promising himself a significantly higher level of efficiency through ...


    By Hofstetter BV

  • Case study - Bakery ethanol

    Overview A bread and bun bakery was faced with installing air pollution control equipment to control the volatile organic compounds (VOCs) emitted during their baking process. The local regulatory agency requires bakeries that generate over 25 tons of ethanol per year to reduce emissions by 95% by installing control devices on their ovens. The airstream that needed to be treated included ...

  • Case study - Organic particulate filtration

    Overview A food products company that mixes various types of waxes and other components to make the base for chewing gums was faced with the issue of cleaning up a slightly odorous, visible emission being exhausted from two of their process lines. The components of the emission were hot particles of chewing gum and some volatile organic compounds (VOC's). The particles would quickly clog ...

  • NOx in Non-Utility Industries - Part II - Control options and monitoring methodology

     This the second in a two-part series. Part I, which appeared in our June 2001 issue focuses on air emission origins of nitrogen oxides (NOx) in non-utility industries. Choice of the NOx control technology is dependent on many factors, including regulatory requirements, technical feasibility, cost and public perception. Figure 1, compiled based on publications [1-5], presents a summary of ...


  • Case study - How to properly maintain and service your oxidizer

    Your air pollution control system represents a significant investment in not only initial capital but also ongoing maintenance and operation. Routine inspections performed by your staff combined with thorough maintenance plans provided by Anguil Environmental Service Technicians will ensure you get the most from your investment over the entire life of the system. Anguil has almost three decades ...

  • How to prolong the service life of biomass fired boiler

    Because of the shortage of energy and environmental deterioration caused by the extensive use of fossil fuel,biomass fired boiler has played a more and more important role in the industrial boilers.Therefore,we need to focus on the following aspects of work to ensure its normal operation and prolong its service life: ...

  • Case study - Engine cell exhaust: Catalytic oxidizer

    Overview Endurance testing of outboard motors for boats has typically been done in lakes and sometimes on barges. This testing was time consuming, presented logistic problems and removed the testing from the R & D department and the factory. When a company in Oklahoma decided to build their own endurance test cell area, the Environmental Protection Agency required them to control the ...

  • Frequency Converter energy savings on Boilers

    Boilers and heaters account for a significant share of a plant's purchased fuel cost. Combustion air fans are necessary to provide enough combustion air to the boiler or heater's burner system. Louvers, inlet guide vanes or frequency converters control the amount of air allowed into a boiler. Configuring a combustion air fan to allow the proper amount of air into the burner can improve boiler ...


  • Vattenfall`s Cogeneration Power Plant Reuter West - Case Study

    The cogeneration power plant “Reuter West” was erected as a base load power plant in the vicinity of the existing “Reuter” plant. The two hard coal fired 300 MW units D and E were commissioned in 1987 and 1989. Today the cogeneration units supplying electricity and thermal energy are operated by Vattenfall Europe GmbH. The heart of each power plant is the boiler where the ...

  • Case study - Pemaco superfund site remediation

    OVERVIEW Pemaco was formerly a chemical facility located in a light industrial and residential area of Maywood, CA, adjacent to the Los Angeles River. No one knows how long hazardous substances had been leaking into the ground but the operations date back to the 1940's.  Up until closure of the facility in 1991, chlorinated solvents, aromatic solvents, and flammable liquids had ...

  • A Pyrocleaning Furnace and Thermal Oxidizer System

    Abstract A Pyrocleaning Furnace and Thermal Oxidizer System which degreases metal components and comprises an oven, an oxidizer, a system gas supply means, a system gas exhaust means, and a first heat exchanger. The degreasing is accomplished by first transporting the metal components through the oven and exposing the oil coated metal components to hot gases which have a temperature above ...


    By Epcon Industrial Systems, LP

  • Case study - Custom web coater chooses the VECTOR Catalytic Oxidizer

    A custom web coating facility recently installed a VECTOR-Series Catalytic Oxidizer to eliminate the VOC emissions exhausted from three different coating lines. After an extensive technology review the VECTOR Catalytic Oxidizer was installed because it offered the highest reliability, lowest installed cost, and lowest operating costs. The application called for a system that could provide ...

  • Forces attracted to fuel savings

    Magnatech Fuel Conditioning Limited have recently completed a contract to install their very powerful magnetic fuel conditioning units to all structural gas and oil burning equipment across five MOD bases in England. This was after research concluded that Magnatech was the most cost effective provider of this type of application.The MOD have used this technology previously, when a number of bases ...

  • Case study - Automotive manufacturer chooses the QUADRANT SR Thermal Oxidizer

    The worlds largest automotive manufacturer recently installed our QUADRANT SR-Series Thermal Oxidizer for use at destroying CO and VOC emissions from their engine test cell facility. The test facility houses several engine, transmission, and chassis dynamometer’s. The manufacturer demanded a system that would provide the highest uptime reliability and highest performance. The QUADRANT ...

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