Conversion of municipal and industrial refuse into useful materials by pyrolysis
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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Mines in [Washington] .
Written in English


  • Waste products,
  • Factory and trade waste,
  • Refuse and refuse disposal,
  • Pyrolysis

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Edition Notes

SeriesU.S. Bureau of Mines. Report of investigations, 7428
LC ClassificationsTP995 S3
The Physical Object
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18203348M

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W. S. Sanner, C. Ortuglio, J. G. Walters, and D. E. Wolfson, “Conversion of Municipal and Industrial Refuse Into Useful Materials By Pyrolysis”, U.S. Bureau Mines Author: Stanley D. Mark. Abstract. A Pyroprobe has been used to study primary reactions from pyrolysis of municipal solid wastes (MSW). Yields of 13 pyrolysis products (CH 4, C 2 H 6, C 2 H 4 +C 2 H 2, C 3 H 6, C 4 H 10, C 4 H 8, CO, CO 2, H 2 O, methanol+formaldehyde, acetaldehyde and acetic acid) as a function of reaction temperature (within the range –°C) have been analyzed.. Kinetics of formation of Cited by: 1. In the general, gasification has been used for the conversion of carbonaceous materials into a gaseous product for the production of energy products and byproducts in an oxygen starved environment. The carbonaceous material, whether from Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) or other sources, is processed in an oxygen deficient environment with heat to. In order to meet the needs of today's polluted environment, our Waste Conversion Pyrolysis units are constructed with a production capacity of TPD (with average waste moisture content 60%), assuming 40 TPD (15%) of recyclable materials are filtered out at the pre-processing line for further sale and that tons of waste with average moisture content 60% per day are converted into energy.

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