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 (126 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 (109 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 ...

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 (88 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 ...

Terry R Galloway: Hazardous waste reactor system. In Process Technology, Alvin E Hendricson, August 25, 1987: US04688495 (87 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.

Bailie Richard C: Production of high energy fuel gas from municipal wastes. Bacon & Thomas, December 10, 1974: US3853498 (87 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 ...

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 ...

Jackman Victor: Method and apparatus for processing refuse, sewage and/or waste material into a source of energy. Fox John M, McKeever John V, Ferguson Harry F, Sotak John B, Sotak John B, October 7, 1975: US3910775 (80 worldwide citation)

This disclosure relates to a method and apparatus for handling refuse, using waste and treating raw sewage. The collected refuse is delivered to a receiving bin having an electrical vibrator and a power operated discharge door. The ferromagnetic articles are removed from the collected refuse by a ma ...

George W Carter, Andreas Tsangaris: Municipal solid waste disposal process. Donald W Margolis, January 25, 1994: US05280757 (78 worldwide citation)

A plasma arc torch is used as an independent heat source in an enclosed reactor vessel to gasify municipal solid waste and produce a medium quality gas and an inert monolithic slag having substantially lower toxic element leachability. The gas has lower levels of metals and semi-volatile organic com ...

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