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Title: Fabric filters edging out precipitators says new study

Abstract

Electric utilities are shifting from electrostatic precipitators to fabric filters, according to a recent Environmental Research and Technology, Inc. study aimed at evaluating the potential baghouse market. The present interest in fabric filters is attributed to their cost effectiveness in areas where high specific collection is required, but the shift will probably accelerate if stricter environmental standards are passed. Filters are favored to meet the Best Available Control Technology (BACT) and the Lowest Achievable Emission Rate (LAER) provisions of the 1977 Clean Air Act Amendments because of their superiority in average fractional removal efficiency of small particles.

Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6414486
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 6414486
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Electr. Light Power (Boston); (United States)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 57:2
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
20 FOSSIL-FUELED POWER PLANTS; BAGHOUSES; TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT; FABRIC FILTERS; PERFORMANCE; AIR POLLUTION ABATEMENT; ELECTRIC UTILITIES; MARKET; POLLUTION REGULATIONS; EQUIPMENT; FILTERS; POLLUTION ABATEMENT; POLLUTION CONTROL EQUIPMENT; PUBLIC UTILITIES; REGULATIONS 200202* -- Fossil-Fueled Power Plants-- Waste Management-- Noxious Gas & Particulate Emissions

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Not Available. Fabric filters edging out precipitators says new study. United States: N. p., 1979. Web.
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@article{osti_6414486,
title = {Fabric filters edging out precipitators says new study},
author = {Not Available},
abstractNote = {Electric utilities are shifting from electrostatic precipitators to fabric filters, according to a recent Environmental Research and Technology, Inc. study aimed at evaluating the potential baghouse market. The present interest in fabric filters is attributed to their cost effectiveness in areas where high specific collection is required, but the shift will probably accelerate if stricter environmental standards are passed. Filters are favored to meet the Best Available Control Technology (BACT) and the Lowest Achievable Emission Rate (LAER) provisions of the 1977 Clean Air Act Amendments because of their superiority in average fractional removal efficiency of small particles.},
doi = {},
journal = {Electr. Light Power (Boston); (United States)},
number = ,
volume = 57:2,
place = {United States},
year = {1979},
month = {2}
}