Experimental Results Obtained with a Pilot Scale System to Remove Pollutants from an Incinerator Effluent 2002-01-2395
Incineration is a promising method for converting biomass and human waste into CO2 and H2O during extended planetary exploration. Unfortunately, it produces NOX and other pollutants. TDA Research has developed a safe and effective process to remove NOX from waste incinerator product gas streams. In our process, NO is catalytically oxidized to NO2, which is then removed with a wet scrubber. In a SBIR Phase II project, TDA designed and constructed a pilot scale system, which will be used with the incinerator at NASA Ames Research Center. In this paper, we present test results obtained with our system, which clearly demonstrate the effectiveness of this approach to NOX control.
Citation: Wickham, D., Bahr, J., Dubovik, M., Gebhard, S. et al., "Experimental Results Obtained with a Pilot Scale System to Remove Pollutants from an Incinerator Effluent," SAE Technical Paper 2002-01-2395, 2002, https://doi.org/10.4271/2002-01-2395. Download Citation
D. T. Wickham, J. A. Bahr, M. Dubovik, S. C. Gebhard, J. Lind, John W. Fisher, Mark J. Moran, Suresh Pisharody
NASA Ames Research Center, Lockheed Martin Space Operations
International Conference On Environmental Systems