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Title: Catalytic oxidation of VOC`s and air toxics

Catalytic oxidation for VOC control of stationary sources has been in use since the 1940`s for energy recovery and odor control. Widespread use of catalytic oxidation, as a means for controlling emissions began in earnest in the early 1970`s with the passage of the Clean Air Act of 1970. Since that time, catalytic technology has undergone many improvements and advancements. Some of these include higher destruction efficiencies at lower temperatures, poison resistance, enhanced durability and the ability to effectively control halogenated hydrocarbon compounds. This is particularly important for meeting the Title III requirements, since many of the air toxics regulated under Title III are halogenated VOC`s. This paper will describe catalytic oxidation, how it works, its benefits and limitations, its cost relative to thermal, and describe recent technology advances.
Authors:
;  [1]
  1. Johnson Matthey, Wayne, PA (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
215224
Report Number(s):
CONF-950801--
TRN: 96:000922-0758
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: 210. national meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS), Chicago, IL (United States), 20-25 Aug 1995; Other Information: PBD: 1995; Related Information: Is Part Of 210th ACS national meeting. Part 1 and 2; PB: 1866 p.
Publisher:
American Chemical Society, Washington, DC (United States)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; 54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; ORGANIC COMPOUNDS; OXIDATION; AIR POLLUTION CONTROL; OZONE; POLLUTANTS; VOLATILE MATTER; WASTE PROCESSING; CATALYSIS