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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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Regenerative Thermal Oxidizer Asphalt Roofing/Shingle

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Regenerative  Thermal Oxidizer (RTO) preceded by a Coalescing Fiberbed Filter Mist Collector.  This particular Air Pollution Control System is operating on an Asphalt Roofing & Shingle Manufacturing Plant production line. Typically, Coalescing Fiberbed Filter Mist Collector Systems are stand alone systems designed to capture and collect liquid mists and submicron particles from industrial process exhaust. In this case, the Coalescing Fiberbed Filter Mist Collector was installed preceding the Regenerative (RTO) Thermal Oxidizer to prevent solid …

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Rail Car, Truck Loading & Tank Vent Emission Control System

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In the spring of 2009 Air Clear installed a Two chamber RTO emission control system, for the Oil & Gas Industry, to controls 12,000 SCFM from numerous sources. Made with 304 SS. Client: Husky Oil Limited (HOL) Location:  Lloydminster, Alberta Canada  Background:   HOL has the challenge of placing emission controls on emissions from its rail, truck and tank vents related to its asphalt production in its Lloydminster Alberta plant. Problem:   It was determined that placing …