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RTO for Petrochemical Plant

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CASE STUDY REGENERATIVE THERMAL OXIDIZER (RTO) WITH DUST COLLECTOR FOR A PRE-FILTER Client:  DuPont’s EVA Copolymer plant Location:   Beijing, China   Background:  Air Clear LLC worked in conjunction with its License Tri-Tech to provide and installed Regenerative Thermal Oxidizer (RTO) for a new EVA plant near Beijing, China. In order to protect the structured ceramic heat recovery beds from the  solid particulate in the exhaust a dust collector was used to pre-filter the process air …

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Reducing Capital & Operating Costs with Catalytic Oxidizer

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Catalytic Oxidizer reduces Capital & Operating Costs! East Coast Coated Fabrics Manufacturer faced with conflicting objectives of meeting environmental compliance vs. reducing capital and operating costs.  So it is refreshing when these two ‘adversaries’ team up to create a win-win scenario which precisely what occurred. The material is coated with a solution which gives the fabric its unique characteristics.  Alcohols and other Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) driven from the coating process and must be environmentally controlled …

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Replaces Old Oxidizer w/New RTO

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Client:  POSCO Engineering & Construction Co. Ltd (Pocos Steel) Location:  Pohang, S. Korea Process:  Color Coating Line   Background:   Pocos Steel has (3) three high volume color coating lines which emits 200 to 500 Kb/hr of VOC emissions which must be controlled. Initially, Pocos Steel installed Recuperative Thermal Oxidizer which utilized a 60% Thermally Effective Shell & Tube Heat Exchanger to reduce fuel input. However, even with the use of the 60% heat recovery, the …

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Thermal Oxidizer (SVE) on PetroChemical

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Air Clear designed, manufactured, and installed a Thermal Oxidizer (SVE) on PetroChemical Process was used to destroy organic contaminants in groundwater. Company: Mattiace Petrochemical Company Location: Glen Cove, Long Island, New York, USA Background: The Mattiace Petrochemical Co. operated at the Glen Cove facility for years, disposing of waste materials onsite. Problem: The contamination ultimately spread to the surrounding groundwater threatening local communities’ drinking water. Waste Description: The contaminants included benzene, xylene, dichlorobenzene, toluene, vinyl …

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Oxidizer on Soil Vapor Extraction (SVE)

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Client:  Tetra Tech (Formerly Foster Wheeler Environmental) Location:  Philadelphia, PA, USA Background:  Tetra Tech uses two (2) Chameleon Thermal Oxidizers to treat off-gas from soil vapor extraction of contaminated ground water. Waste Description:  The contaminants included a wide range of organics. Solution:   SVE operations generate high levels of organics in the first phase of remediation.  Over years, as the remediation takes affect, the organic concentrations generated by the process are significantly reduced.  As such, the …