Going for the re-burn

Firth, Niall
August 2005
Engineer (00137758);8/8/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7681, p11
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.


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