Bernhard Vosteen, Joachim Beyer, Theodore Gerhard Bonkhofer, Olaf Fleth, Andrea Wieland, Andreas Pohontsch, Rico Kanefke, Ewa Standau, Claus Mueller, Michael Nolte, Heinz Koeser: Process for removing mercury from flue gases. Bayer Aktiengesellschaft, Norris McLaughlin & Marcus PA, April 12, 2005: US06878358 (135 worldwide citation)

Process for removing mercury from flue gases of high-temperature plants, in particular power stations and waste incineration plants in which a bromine compound is fed to the multistage furnace and/or the flue gas in a plant section downstream of the furnace, the temperature during contact of the bro ...

Christopher J Nagel, Mark A Wilkinson, James E Johnston: Reactor and method for disassociating waste. Molten Metal Technology, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds, April 12, 1994: US05301620 (122 worldwide citation)

A reactor for dissociating waste in a molten metal bath includes a vertical reaction section for containing a molten metal bath and a horizontal separation section extending from an upper portion of the vertical reaction section. A waste is directed into the vertical section of the reactor. An oxida ...

Thomas G Barton, Edward S Fox: Plasma pyrolysis waste destruction. Pyroplasma International, Wegner & Bretschneider, February 24, 1987: US04644877 (103 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are disclosed for the pyrolytic destruction of toxic or hazardous waste materials using equipment that is compact and transportable. The waste materials are fed into a plasma arc burner where they are atomized and ionized, and then discharged into a reaction chamber to be cool ...

Houston Reagan: Regenerative incinerator systems for waste gases. Donnelly Maky Renner & Otto, March 11, 1975: US3870474 (97 worldwide citation)

The regenerative incinerator systems of the present invention provide means for purging of regenerative incinerators of odorous or untreated air or gas and reintroducing such purged air back into the system to remove any contaminants therefrom prior to being discharged into the atmosphere. In one fo ...

Bailie Richard C: Production of high energy fuel gas from municipal wastes. Bacon & Thomas, December 10, 1974: US3853498 (95 worldwide citation)

Municipal waste is converted into high energy fuel gas by pyrolyzing same in a pyrolysis reaction zone, the heat energy required for such endothermic pyrolysis reaction being transferred from an exothermic reaction zone. Both reaction zones comprise a bed of fluidized inert solids, and the heat of p ...

Henry J Cates Jr, Tom Rosenberg, Harvey E Entrekin: Disposal feeding system including selective container control. International Incinerators, Patrick F Henry, October 19, 1976: US03986624 (91 worldwide citation)

A system including apparatus for automatically and continuously, or intermittently, feeding disposal material such as highly combustible waste plastic in containers such as 55 gallon steel drums or in packages such as 30 gallon sizes into a rotary kiln or any other appropriate receiver. Highly combu ...

Christopher J Nagel, Robert D Bach: Method for indirect chemical reduction of metals in waste. Molten Metal Technology, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds, June 21, 1994: US05322547 (88 worldwide citation)

An environmentally sound process is described for the remediation of waste materials that allows the separation, recovery and decontamination of metals. The method includes chemically reducing essentially all of a reducible toxic and potentially hazardous metal-containing component of a waste compos ...

Terry R Galloway: Hazardous waste reactor system. In Process Technology, Alvin E Hendricson, August 25, 1987: US04688495 (88 worldwide citation)

A thermal decomposition reactor accepts solid, liquid or gaseous waste products of industrial processes or the like and rapidly reduces same to substances such as carbon dioxide, water and glassified non-leachable ash without limitation by materials that may be commonly included in such waste.

Edgar Muschelknautz: Injector for injecting air into the combustion chamber of a torch burner and a torch burner. E E T Umwelt & Gastechnik, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, April 7, 1998: US05735683 (87 worldwide citation)

An injector (12) for sucking in environmental air and for injection into the combustion chamber (12) of a torch burner (11) by means of a driving fluid (14) standing under excess pressure, has an air induction opening (15), a flow channel (16) and injection openings (17) through which the driving fl ...

Robert D Bach, Christopher J Nagel: Destruction of toxic chemicals. United States Steel Corporation, William L Krayer, March 11, 1986: US04574714 (86 worldwide citation)

Toxic chemicals such as polychlorinated biphenyls and other organic wastes are destroyed, optionally together with inorganic wastes, by injecting them, together with oxygen, into a molten bath such as is utilized in a steelmaking facility. The bath may be melted initially by induction, an electric a ...