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Alternative Control Techniques Document For PM-10 Emissions From Ferrous Foundries, Final.

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This Alternative Control Techniques (ACT) document describes available control techniques for reducing PM-10 emission levels from ferrous (gray iron and steel) foundries. This document contains information on the formation of PM-10 and uncontrolled PM-10 emissions from foundries using electric induction furnaces for melting and sand molds for casting. The following PM-10 control techniques for ferrous foundries are discussed: fabric filters and wet venturi scrubbers. For each control technique, achievable controlled PM-10 emission levels, capital and annual costs, cost effectiveness, and environmental and energy impacts are presented.

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Ferrous foundries; PM-10 emissions; Sand molds; Fabric filters; Wet venturi scrubbers; Costs of PM-10 control
Date:
Reference #:
1992
A.92.41
Availability:
Yes
EPA Office:
Office of Air and Radiation
Office Suboffice:
Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards
Office Division:
Emission Standards Division
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Document Type:
Background Cost-Related Document
Background Benefit-Related Document
Contractors:
Alliance Technologies Corporation
Document Status:
Final
Pages:
150

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