Thermal Oxidation for Volatile Organic Compounds Control

Authored by: Karl B. Schnelle , Russell F. Dunn , Mary Ellen Ternes

Air Pollution Control Technology Handbook

Print publication date:  October  2015
Online publication date:  October  2015

Print ISBN: 9781482245608
eBook ISBN: 9781482245622
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Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) generally are fuels that are easily combustible. Through combustion, which is synonymous with thermal oxidation and incineration, the organic compounds are oxidized to CO2 and water, while trace elements such as sulfur and chlorine are oxidized to species such as SO2 and HCl.

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