TITLE

Going for the re-burn

AUTHOR(S)
Firth, Niall
PUB. DATE
August 2005
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);8/8/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7681, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the study in Great Britain indicating the usability of used car tires in reducing nitrogen oxide emissions from power stations. Attempt of a Leeds University project to develop technology that uses tires and waste plastics as an alternative to coal; Process involved in preparing the plastic and tires before injecting into the power plant's combustion chamber; Efficiency of the re-burning process of the tires in producing a pool of hydrocarbons that react with the nitrogen oxide to produce nitrogen.
ACCESSION #
17969770

 

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