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Title: Binder enhanced refuse derived fuel

A refuse derived fuel (RDF) pellet having about 11% or more particulate calcium hydroxide which is utilized in a combustionable mixture. The pellets are used in a particulate fuel bring a mixture of 10% or more, on a heat equivalent basis, of the RDF pellet which contains calcium hydroxide as a binder, with 50% or more, on a heat equivalent basis, of a sulphur containing coal. Combustion of the mixture is effective to produce an effluent gas from the combustion zone having a reduced SO.sub.2 and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon content of effluent gas from similar combustion materials not containing the calcium hydroxide.
Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. (Lewisville, TX)
  2. (Denton, TX)
  3. (Naperville, IL)
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
870629
Assignee:
University of North Texas (Denton, TX); Arch Development Corporation (Chicago, IL) ANL
Patent Number(s):
US 5562743
Research Org:
Argonne National Laboratory (ANL), Argonne, IL
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
binder; enhanced; refuse; derived; fuel; rdf; pellet; 11; particulate; calcium; hydroxide; utilized; combustionable; mixture; pellets; bring; 10; heat; equivalent; basis; contains; 50; sulphur; containing; coal; combustion; effective; produce; effluent; gas; zone; reduced; polycyclic; aromatic; hydrocarbon; content; similar; materials; derived fuel; refuse derived; combustion zone; calcium hydroxide; effluent gas; aromatic hydrocarbon; sulphur containing; carbon content; particulate calcium; polycyclic aromatic; containing coal; /44/