recuperative thermal oxidizer Articles

  • Recuperative Thermal Oxidizers for Coffee Roasting

    Coffee Roasting Company Epcon has extensive experience in designing and building Recuperative Thermal Oxidizers for the Coffee Roasting Industry. The Problem A leader in the Coffee Industry needed equipment to control odor and eliminate VOC's from Coffee Roasting. The company went out seeking the technical solutions and went to several manufacturers to ...


    By Epcon Industrial Systems, LP

  • Recuperative oxidizer - Boat engine manufacturer

    Epcon has extensive experience in designing and building Thermal Oxidizers for Engine Cell Testing. The Problem A major Boat Engine manufacturer needed to lower emissions from engine cell testing. All motors, whether automobile or boat, are Pre-Tested for several hours prior to shipping. The emissions from these Engine Cells are mostly Carbon Monoxide and unburned fuel, with ...


    By Epcon Industrial Systems, LP

  • Rto & recuperative oxidizer pros & cons - Regenerative thermal oxidizer technology

    RTO technology has been developed for large volumes and low VOC concentration air pollution applications. The best example is spray booth exhaust where the volume of exhaust is high and VOC concentration is very low. Regenerative Thermal Oxidizer technology is based on using ceramic media as heat exchangers and switching values. Advantages High thermal efficiency ...


    By Epcon Industrial Systems, LP

  • Recuperative Thermal Oxidizers and midstream natural gas processing - Case study

    A large midstream natural gas processing facility was in urgent need of a VOC abatement device for their newly expanded gas processing plant. The operator was expanding their operations at an unusually fast pace. In the process of bringing on new gas treating capacity, they found themselves up against the limits of their current operating permit. Any new sources would put them over their limits ...

  • Feed Manufacturer Installs High Efficiency Recuperative Oxidizer Due to Production Increase

    Operating Issue A global animal feed researcher and producer increased their capacity at their Midwest facility, thus requiring air pollution control technology that addressed their new process. Pollution Systems was sought to provide equipment to effectively reduce odors in 40,000 SCFM of VOC-laden process air, generated by the production of animal supplements. Additional objectives, ...


    By Pollution Systems

  • A Comprehensive Review Of Regenerative Thermal Oxidizers

    Within industry today, the use of an Air Pollution Control System (APCS) to control harmful air pollutants is not new. In response to Congressional guidelines passed in the 1970’s, a number of companies with VOC emissions have been operating air pollution control systems of one type or another for 25 years or more. These guidelines have been revised and added to as the years progressed, making it ...


    By The CMM Group, LLC

  • Regenerative Thermal Oxidizer Installation #1352 - Case Study

    A Defense Contract Manufacturer Updates Pollution Control System in El Segundo, CA A defense contractor manufacturer replaces existing recuperative thermal oxidizer with new Regenerative Thermal Oxidizer with the help of Alliance Corporation. Application: Aerospace – El Segundo, California Project: A 12,000 SCFM KRONUS™ Regenerative ...


    By Alliance Corporation

  • Innovative Solar-Panel Manufacturer Selects Recuperative Catalytic Oxidizer for New Product Line

    Operating Issue A solar-panel manufacturer in California was ready to commercially produce a groundbreaking product that had taken many years to develop. Pollution Systems (PSSI) was initially contacted as a consultant to determine what air pollution control technology was most appropriate for the new product line used in their solar-panel production. PSSI worked closely with the company ...


    By Pollution Systems

  • Comparison of a Regenerative Thermal Oxidizer to a Rotary Concentrator

    INTRODUCTION The regenerative thermal oxidizer (RTO) is a very durable, well-proven technology suitable for treating a wide variety of emission streams. However, The RTO may not be the most economical technology available. Two very common systems for treating emissions from coating and finishing processes are the RTO and the concentrator/ oxidizer system. To determine which system is best suited ...

  • Thermal oxidizers for natural gas savings - Case Study

    It’s in the news every day; the natural gas production industry is experiencing record growth. The gas reserves in the United States are thought to hold enough natural gas for hundreds of years and the gas and oil industry has improved extraction techniques that make gas production more affordable and less impactful on the landscape. Good news for the country and our environment. The ...

  • Regenerative Thermal Oxidizers…What You Should Know.

    Within industry today, the use of an Air Pollution Control System (APCS) to control harmful air pollutants is not new.  In response to Congressional guidelines passed in the 1970’s, a number of companies with VOC emissions have been operating air pollution control systems of one type or another for 25 years or more.  These guidelines have been revised and added to as the years ...


    By The CMM Group, LLC

  • Air Pollution Control Using Catalytic, Regenerative or Recuperative Systems

    For companies in a variety of industries, the clock is ticking regarding their compliance with local, state and federal clean air requirements. The need to provide adequate emission controls still looms on the horizon as these companies explore the various equipment and technology options available to them. While the guidelines regarding air pollution control are consistent by industry, a ...


    By The CMM Group, LLC

  • The QUADRANT SR Series Thermal Oxidizer and the textiles industry - Case study

    A synthetic leather manufacturer worked with Catalytic Products International, Inc. to design a unique Thermal (recuperative) Oxidizer. A recuperative thermal oxidizer was chosen because of high solvent LEL (+25%) exhausted from the process and a desire to integrate a hot oil recovery system to work with the oil heated production coating/curing line. After careful examination of the process ...

  • Can coater chooses the Quadrant SR Thermal Oxidizer - Case study

    A can manufacturer worked with Catalytic Products International, Inc to design a unique Thermal (recuperative) Oxidizer. A recuperative thermal oxidizer was chosen over other thermal oxidation systems because of high solvent loads exhausted from the company’s can coating lines and a desire to integrate customized energy recovery system. After careful examination of the process ...

  • QUADRANT SR Thermal Oxidizer & the chemical industry - Case study

    Chemical processing facilities across the country are facing ever tightening restrictions for volatile organic compound (VOC) and hazardous air pollutant (HAP) emissions. These emissions can be generated from such points as process vents, storage tanks, fugitive releases, among others…. To achieve compliance with Clean Air Act Amendments, facilities may have to apply maximum achievable ...

  • Selecting VOC Oxidizer

    Nacah Tech's President, Bob Keibler presents How to select the proper type of thermal oxidizer or process gas treatment method.  The paper presents details on what parameters of a process gas to be treated determine which treatment method / oxidizer provides the best efficiency, plant flexibility, heat recovery method, etc. while maintaining the target emission rates. Begining ...


    By Nacah Tech LLC

  • VOC Oxidizers: Where to begin?

    If you are wanting to solve a VOC (volatile organic compound) air pollution problem, how do you begin?  What type of solution is best suited for the application?  What are the various types of thermal oxidizers and how do they differ in design? RTO, Recuperative TO, Direct fired TO, carbon systems, or concentrators -- which should be used for an application in a chemical plant, refinery, an ...


    By Nacah Tech LLC

  • Medical implant manufacturer succeeds with the QUADRANT SRS Silicone Series Thermal OXidizer - Case study

    Medical Implant Manufacturer Succeeds with Customized Air Pollution Control Equipment Many industries utilize silicone as an ingredient in their manufactured product. Silicone enhances the attributes of the product or helps to improve production characteristics. Whatever the reason may be, users of solvent borne silicone's all face very troubling issues when it comes to the selection of the right ...

  • Case study - Oxidizer system optimization

    OXIDIZER SERVICE SERIES: PART 4 As promised, this is the fourth installment of Anguil's Oxidizer Service Series. If you have read through the first three parts, this can be seen as a capstone of those efforts. Having a strong oxidizer service plan, backed up with recommended spare parts and all of the proper documentation will not only improve your system performance but also allow you to focus ...

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