Coupled Physical/Chemical and Biofiltration Technologies to Reduce Air Emissions from Forest Products Industries

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The research is a laboratory and bench-scale investigation of a system to concentrate and destroy volatile organic compounds (VOCs), including hazardous air pollutants, formed from the drying of wood and the manufacture of wood board products (e.g., particle board and oriented strandboard). The approach that was investigated involved concentrating the dilute VOCs (<500 ppmv) with a physical/chemical adsorption unit, followed by the treatment of the concentrated voc stream (2,000 to 2,500 ppmv) with a biofiltration unit. The research program lasted three years, and involved three research organizations. Michigan Technological University was the primary recipient of the financial assistance, the USDA ... continued below

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McGinnis, Gary D. December 31, 2001.

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The research is a laboratory and bench-scale investigation of a system to concentrate and destroy volatile organic compounds (VOCs), including hazardous air pollutants, formed from the drying of wood and the manufacture of wood board products (e.g., particle board and oriented strandboard). The approach that was investigated involved concentrating the dilute VOCs (<500 ppmv) with a physical/chemical adsorption unit, followed by the treatment of the concentrated voc stream (2,000 to 2,500 ppmv) with a biofiltration unit. The research program lasted three years, and involved three research organizations. Michigan Technological University was the primary recipient of the financial assistance, the USDA Forest Products Laboratory (FPL) and Mississippi State University (MSU) were subcontractors to MTU. The ultimate objective of this research was to develop a pilot-scale demonstration of the technology with sufficient data to provide for the design of an industrial system. No commercialization activities were included in this project.

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  • Report No.: DOE/ID/13440
  • Grant Number: FC07-96ID13440
  • DOI: 10.2172/791417 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 791417
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc735874

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McGinnis, Gary D. Coupled Physical/Chemical and Biofiltration Technologies to Reduce Air Emissions from Forest Products Industries, report, December 31, 2001; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc735874/: accessed November 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.