nox control technology Articles

  • NOx Scrubbing Technology Breakthrough

    Pacific Rim Design and Development and Dupont are proud to introduce a technology breakthrough in the treatment and safe elimination of problematic nitric oxide (NO) and nitrogen dioxide (NO2 ).  There are six forms of nitrogen oxide (NOx); the drawings to the right show the two most problematic forms.  These two are of particular interest because they are identified as atmospheric ...


  • NOx Control on a Budget

    National, regional and local regulations to reduce NOx emissions have prompted the development and implementation of a number of NOx control technologies – from selective catalytic reduction and low-NOx burners to overfire air and flue gas recirculation. Induced flue gas recirculation (IFGR), a design derivative of conventional forced flue gas recirculation, has demonstrated NOx reductions as ...

  • Layered Reduction Technologies for Effective NOx Control

    The control of nitrogen oxides (NOx) is a well-known requirement for utility and industrial furnaces alike.  Although the regulations and corresponding emission limits vary greatly, the need for substantial reduction is becoming universal.  There are a few existing NOx reduction technologies which have been proven effective in a variety of applications.  The most appropriate ...


    By Fuel Tech, Inc.

  • Theory of Cost Effective NOx Control

    NOx is one of the primary air pollutants emitted from combustion processes and environmental regulations are the only driver forcing industry to install NOx control systems. In the Houston Galveston area alone, there is over 6,000 point sources that would need to be controlled to comply with the new State Implementation Plan adopted by the TNRCC. Many in the industry are in the process of ...

  • Cost-Effective NOx Control for Air-Preheated Systems

    New advancements in combustion control technologies, such as flue gas recirculation (FGR) and low NOx burners (LNB), have made it possible to achieve ultra low NOx levels without using expensive post-combustion flue gas clean-up technology. For some natural draft units it may be possible to meet the most stringent of the NOx regulations with cost-effective combustion control technologies. For ...

  • The Chemical Aspect of NOx Scrubbing

    With the passage of the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments, many chemical and metal industries and utility producers will now be required to further limit the amount of NOx (Nitrogen Oxides) produced. NOx is a precursor to ozone in the atmosphere, and is believed to be a major contributor to acidic deposition (acid rain). Formation of ozone: NOx is produced in a variety of ...


    By CR Clean Air Group, LLC

  • Keeping APCr out of Landfill

    The CIWM have recently featured an article by our very own Dr David Deegan in the latest edition of their magazine. The article explains why Tetronics International were unhappy to be informed recently that Defra ministers had taken the decision not to remove the ...

  • LATEST TECHNOLOGY: Low NOx PAINT BOOTH & INDUSTRIAL OXIDIZERS with Heat Recovery

    SOIL-THERM’s patented Jet-THERM direct fire Thermal and Catalytic Oxidizer technology provides many benefits to our customers not found anywhere else:  (1) Lower NOx emissions, (2) Very energy efficient and lower fuel usage with or without H.E. Recuperator,  (3) VERY SMALL FOOTPRINT - -  usually 1/4th the size of others, and (4) SIMPLE and EASY operating and monitoring ...


    By Soil-Therm Equipment, Inc.

  • Technology Spotlight: BIONOxSOLVER NOx: An Eco-Friendly Scubbing Solution

    NOx scrubber installations employing Bionomic Industries' BIONOxSOLVER have proven to be simpler, safer and considerably more cost effective than systems using sodium sulfide or hydrosulfide scrubbing reagents. Sodium sulfide and hydrosulfide are DOT libeled hazardous compounds that require dealing with major worker safety issues. They are extremely corrosive, causing difficulties in safe ...


    By Bionomic Industries Inc.

  • 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 ...


  • Advanced SNCR - NOx Reduction on Large Utility Boilers

    Fuel Tech has recently completed full-scale demonstrations of Advanced Selective NonCatalytic Reduction systems on a number of large utility boilers (>600MW) firing a variety of fuel types. The systems use the latest flexible injection technology and are controlled with a balanced algorithm utilizing unit load, a full grid of continuous furnace temperatures and the plant continuous emissions ...


    By Fuel Tech, Inc.

  • Tri-NOx Multi-Chem Wet Scrubber. Case Study of Our NOx Scrubber in an Automotive Manufacturing Plant

    Toyota Auto Body of California, Inc. (TABC) manufactures 170,000 truck beds per year at its Long Beach, CA facility. The company also makes catalytic converters, and generates NOx at several points within that process. A Tri-NOx scrubber has controlled those emissions with exceptional efficiency since its installation in 1988 To accommodate increased demand, the plant sought Tri-Mer's assistance ...


    By Tri-Mer Corporation

  • Case No : 601: Reducing NOx emissions from Nirtic Acid Manufacturing Plants with NOx Abatement or NSCR

    NOx Abatement is a Non-Selective Catalytic Reduction (NSCR) technology that has a long and proven track record for controlling NOx emissions from nitric acid manufacturing plants. It can be used to alter the NO to NO2 balance (decolourization) or to eliminate NOx through catalytic reaction with a fuel as a reductant. ...

  • NOx in Non-Utility Industries - Part I NOx in Non-Utility Industries - Part I - Air emission origins, best control solutions and monitoring methodology for nitrogen oxides

     Problems with reducing nitrogen oxides (NOx) are widespread in the general process industries. These industries, together with medium size utility and power generators contribute about 15 percent of global NOx emissions. The emission sources addressed include various heaters employed in chemical and petrochemical plants, nitric and sulfuric acid plants, glass furnaces, iron and steel mills, ...


  • Exhaust Gas Treatments for NOx Reduction to Add to Global Warming

    The enforcement of year 2007 stringent emission norm for reduced NOx reduction/oxides of nitrogen gases from the diesel exhaust and the after treatment to reduce them will add to global warming by several fold according to renowned engine combustion kinetics, emission control process expert and inventor -Mr.Srinivasan Gopalakrishnan, Hydrodrive Systems & Controls Pvt. Ltd, India. His invention ...

  • Fast, simultaneous and continuous monitoring of NOx and NH3 in DeNOx applications

    In DeNOx systems using urea injection with ammonia (NH3) as a reducing agent, the flow rate and control of NH3 must be continuously adjusted and controlled to prevent excess NH3 emissions (slip), to reduce environmental impact and cost of reagents. To optimize this process, it is essential to use an emissions analysis system for simultaneous and continuous monitoring of NOx and NH3. For preparing ...


    By Environnement S.A

  • High-temperature air pollution control technology

    Based on 35 years’ experience working for the environment, French company Maguin has developed the Cercat filter for high temperature air pollution control. David Gambier describes the technology and its potential use in the glassmaking industry.Maguin has been present in the waste thermal treatment field since the 1970s, offering customers innovative and state-of-the-art concepts. The company’s ...

  • Experience curves for power plant emission control technologies

    This paper examines past experience in controlling emissions of sulphur dioxide (SO2) and nitrogen oxides (NOx) from coal-fired electric power plants. In particular, we focus on US and worldwide experience with two major environmental control technologies: flue gas desulphurisation (FGD) systems for SO2 control and selective catalytic reduction (SCR) ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Wet electrostatic precipitators: A preferred technology for emission control

    The basic science behind electrostatic precipitators is as familiar and as simple as static cling. But today, this elemental force has been harnessed to a technology that is helping to remove millions of tons of toxic chemicals from our atmosphere; saving billions of dollars annually in pollution-related physical damage; and averting costly impacts on health and mortality rates for millions of ...


    By Beltran Technologies, Inc.

  • Pharmaceutical Manufacturer Turns NOx Regulations Into an Opportunity – With a 6-Figure Annual Chemical Savings as a Bonus.

    This project was for a major manufacturer of a tabletted OTC analgesic. The manufacturing process was being redesigned, and a critical aspect of the work was the re-engineering of a reactor in the initial stage of manufacturing. The client’s original process, which used nitric acid to dissolve a metal, exhausted virtually 100% nitrogen oxide (NO), a toxic, wholly non-water-soluble gas that reacts ...


    By Tri-Mer Corporation

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