2019 Technical Journals

Summer 2019 Summer 2019   ( 5.5 Mb )
The Role of CFD in Process Development, Design and Optimization
The Real-Time Measurement of Sulfur Bearing Vaporous Compounds and Its Application for Use for Processs and Environmental Control
Maintaining and Operating an Electrostatic Precipitator in a world of cycling coal assets
EPA Re-Thinks OTM-37 for Condensable Particulate
Evaluation of SCR Operation for a Gas Conversion Project
Spring 2019 Spring 2019   ( 5.3 Mb )
Treating Bottom Ash Transport Water with Enhanced Wastewater Technologies
Reducing Minimum Load Operation for the SCR and Improving System Reliability
HRSG Ammonia Injection Optimization
Dry Sorbent Injection: A Solution to SCR MOT
BOF ESP Enhancement
Overview of Mercury Control Approaches Used by U.S. Plants

2018 Technical Journals

Fall 2018 Fall 2018   ( 4.0 Mb )
Wet Flue Gas Desulfurization System Enhancements to Operate at Low Load
It's Time to Re-Think Flare Velocity Limits
SCR Catalyst Management Implications Resulting From Load Cycling and Reserve Shutdowns
Evaluating Technologies for Unique Trace Metals Contamination Related to Coal Pile Runoff
An Historic Outline of Electrical Control Systems Used in The Process of Electrostatic Precipitation
Enhanced Low Load SCR Operation
Choosing the Right SOLUTION
Summer 2018 Summer 2018   ( 3.1 Mb )
Circulating Dry Scrubber for Mercury Control in PRB Coal-Fired Power Plants
The Care and Feeding of Your Hydrated Lime Conveying System
Air Preheater Performance Enhancement to Increase Efficiency
Overview of Mercury Control Approaches Used by U.S. Plants
The Hidden Liability of the Transformer/Rectifier

2017 Technical Journals

Winter 2017 Winter 2017   ( 5.8 Mb )
Consequences of Selenium Behavior in Coal-Fired Boilers on FGD Wastewater Treatment
Wet Electrostatic Precipitator Application for Coal-fired Boiler
Limitations in Reduced Load SCR Operation
High Reactivity Hydrated Lime for Heat Rate Improvement
Optimizing the Glenarm Station Gas Turbine OTSC Through Flow Modeling and Testing
High Frequency TR Set (HFTR) Performance Comparison with Mid Frequency TR in Cement Plant Application
Development of SCR Catalyst Regeneration Process for Enhanced Mercury Oxidation
Operating Challenges of Existing SCR and DSI Systems
Summer 2017 Summer 2017   ( 4.1 Mb )
SCR Performance Enhancement for NOx Emission Reductions–SO3 Removal is Important Aspect of Successful Emission Reduction Strategy
Jim Bridger’s Control Overhaul
Environmental Compliance in a Connected World
20 Economical Ways to Improve the Performance of a Baghouse Dust Collector
Reducing the Cost of Operating DSI Systems Using Sorb-Tec™ Lance-less Injection Technology

2016 Technical Journals

Winter 2016 Winter 2016   ( 5.6 Mb )
U.S. EPA OTM-036: “Wet” Particle Sizing Test Method Promises Lower PM2.5 Reportable Emissions
A High Reactivity Hydrated Lime For Improved SO2 Capture
ModuPowerTM MPX Reduces Particulate Matter Emissions in Cement Plant ESP Application
World-Class Technology for the Newest Waste-to-Energy Plant in the United States Palm Beach Renewable Energy Facility No. 2
Reducing the Cost of Mercury Control with Fuel Additives
Oxidation Air Rate Optimization and Control for Enhanced MATS Mercury Compliance
Summer 2016 Summer 2016   ( 3.1 Mb )
Making (No)Sense of TR Control Feedback Signals While Testing with SMPS
Effluent Limitation Guidelines / Step 1. Minimize Effluent
Aerodynamic Optimization of Solar Racks
Evaluation of Current HCl and HBr Stack Gas Measurement Methods For MATS Compliance
Commercial Operation of ESP High Frequency Energization in Intermittent Energization Mode at Labadie Energy Center, Unit 1 & 2
Mercury Abatement – A Case Study
Case Study on Increasing Fabric Filter Life – Utility Coal Fired Boiler

2015 Technical Journals

Summer 2015 Summer 2015   ( 3.1 Mb )
Beneficial Consequences of SCR Catalyst Replacement at New Harquahala Units 1 and 2
Taking the Mystery out of Choosing Electrostatic Precipitator (ESP) Power Supplies for MATS PM Control
Acid Gas Control Technologies/Challenges of Retrofitting Dry/Semi-Dry Scrubbing Technologies
The Use of Flue Gas Mixing Technology for Improving In-Duct Sorbent Injection System Performance

2014 Technical Journals

Winter 2014 Winter 2014   ( 2.6 Mb )
Mercury Compliance Monitoring for MATS/Startup and Shutdown Considerations for Sorbent Trap Monitoring Systems
Mercury Re-emission from Wet FGDs Re-considered
Evolution in the Mercury Control Market
A New Approach to NOx Control
Hot Flow Physical Model Study of Flyash Re-entrainment at Gulf Power Plant Crist
Spring 2014 Spring 2014   ( 3.1 Mb )
Steam Turbine Efficiency and Heat Rate Improvements for Fossil-Fired Operating Plants
High Ratio Fabric Filters with 12m Long Bags for Large Coal Fired Power Plants
Innovative On-site SCR Catalyst Pluggage Removal Method
ModuPower Reduces Particulate Matter Emissions from Undersized ESPs
Enhanced Capture of Mercury in Baghouse by Using Novel Filtration Media and Filter Design

2013 Technical Journals

Winter 2013 Winter 2013   ( 2.8 Mb )
Upcoming Regulations to Control Green House Gas Emissions from Existing Electric Generating Units
A High Reactivity Hydrated Lime for Challenging Dry Sorbent Injection Applications
Sulfite Analyzer for Control of Oxidation Air
WFGD Oxidation Air and Oxidation Reduction Potential
"Fan Test" Helps Design Odor Control Facility
How to Kill Two Pollutants with One Sorbent: Combined Hg and SO3 Removal using SBS Injection
Integrating Flue Gas Conditioning for ESP's with MATS Control Strategies
Summer 2013 Summer 2013   ( 3.4 Mb )
Natural Gas Conversions of Existing Coal-Fired Boilers
Real World Performance Results of Fabric Filters on Utility Coal Fired Boilers
Dry Sorbert Injection Impacts on Hazardous Air Pollution Metals
Comparison of Wet and Dry Electrostatic Precipitator (ESP) Technologies
Can Dry Sorbent Injection Technology Really Work for HCL for MATS Compliance?

2011 Technical Journals

Issue 20 Issue 20   ( 2.6 Mb )
The Evolution of FGD Equipment Design and Operating Practices has Changed the Conditions that FGD Materials of Construction (MOC) Must Survive
Description of a Pseudo-Particulate Formation Mechanism in New EPA Method 202
Larger Multiple-Tube Mechanical Dust Collectors Are Not Always Better
A Mechanistic Study on the Inhibition of the DENOX Reaction on the Mercury Oxidation Over SCR Catalysts
Issue 19 Issue 19   ( 2.3 Mb )
Results of an 800Hz Mid Frequency Power Supply Field Test on a Recovery Boiler ESP
Portable Dry Bulk Sorbent Injection Considerations for Utility and Industry Fossil Fuel-Fired Generating Facilities
Operation of the Holly Refining's FCC SCR Unit in Tulsa, OK
Liquid/Gas Ratio for Wet Scrubbers
Particle Size Distribution Testing in "Wet" Gas Streams Using In-Situ Cascade Impactors
Air Pollution Control Solution for Smaller Power Boilers

2010 Technical Journals

Issue 18 Issue 18   ( 2.1 Mb )
WFGD System Upgrades for Reduced Emissions and Improved Reliability
Next Generation Wet Electrostatic Precipitators
Reduce Harmful Emissions
How to Grade Your ESP
Issue 17 Issue 17   ( 905 Kb )
Precipitator Power Supplies: Use of 60 Hz TR's at 400 Hz
Hybrid Dry-Wet ESP™ Approach offers Reduced Opacity
Detection Limits in Stack Testing: Bringing It All Together

2009 Technical Journals

Issue 16 Issue 16   ( 2.6 Mb )
Dealing with Non-Detects in Air Emissions Testing (Part 2)
Impact of Biomass Co-Combustion on SCR DeNOx Operation
Commercial Experience of Ammonia-based Flue Gas Desulfurization Technology
Issue 15 Issue 15   ( 1.8 Mb )
Dealing with Non-Detects in Air Emissions Testing (Part 1)
Cost Effective Integrated Approach to Mercury Removal
Acid Mist Formation
Application Calculations on the Impact of High Frequency T-Rs on ESP Performance
Cliffside 6 Integrated Emissions Control System
Help! - I've Been Blinded!

2008 Technical Journals

Issue 14 Issue 14   ( 1.5 Mb )
Upgrading Your Wet FGD System
Increasing Mercury Removal Efficiency of Wet FGD
Does Electrostatic Precipitator Operating Frequency Matter?
The Pros and Cons of CFD and Physical Flow Modeling
Issue 13 Issue 13   ( 1.3 Mb )
Unexpected FGD Safety Issues
SO3 Removal as a Novel Mercury Control Strategy
A Simple Solution for Mercury Emissions Control
Fuel Switching Effects on Coal Fired Units
Making "Rain" in a Wet ESP Has Many Benefits
Argillon Delivers Turn-key Plant for Unigra
ICAC Releases New Guidelines
Optimizing Electrostatic Precipitator Rapper Operation

2007 Technical Journals

Issue 12 Issue 12   ( 1.2 Mb )
Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) System Being Used in Unique Application
Fine Particulate Collection Using Dry Electrostatic Precipitators
A Cost Effective FGD Wastewater Treatment System
Expert Tips: Hidden FGD Safety Issues
SO3 Control and Wet ESP Technology
SO3 Measurement with EPA Method 8
Issue 11 Issue 11   ( 984 Kb )
The Optimum Precipitator Current Limiting Reactor
Optimized Wet FGD Performance
Keeping a Mist Eliminator Clean
Catalyst Bench Scale Testing: Guidelines and Round-Robin Testing
In Tune with your Catalyst Management Program
Temperature Mixing Enhances Performance of Pollution Control Equipment

2006 Technical Journals

Issue 10 Issue 10   ( 1086 Kb )
AIG Tuning - An Essential Part of SCR Management
New Coal-Fired Power Plants Specifying Wet Electrostatic Precipitator Technology
Lime or Limestone for Your New FGD System
ESKOM's "Operation Cleanup" an Award Winning Success
Parameters Impacting Limestone Dissolution in WFGD Systems
Ensuring Optimum Baghouse Performance
Current Limiting Reactors: The Overlooked ESP Control Component
Issue 9 Issue 9   ( 1225 Kb )
Mercury Research Center is Formally Dedicated
Maximizing the Effectiveness of Precipitator Inspections
Filter Technology Improves Coal Handling Capability: A Case Study
SCR Management Ensures SCR Performance at Min. Operating Cost
Acid Mist Formation
Troubleshooting Tools to Ease Operations

2005 Technical Journals

Issue 8 Issue 8   ( 600 Kb )
LPA Screens: Utilities Need a Proven Solution
Back to FGD Basics
Ammonium Sulfate Scrubbing
Data Overload
Hybrid Dry-Wet ESP
Correct ESP Control Response
Issue 7 Issue 7   ( 700 Kb )
Particulate Collection Options for Dry FGD Systems
Flyash Handling Systems for ESPs of Baghouses
Diagnosing Precipitator Problems Based on Electrical Meter Readings
Innovative Mixing Device Reduces Thermal Stratification in Ductwork
Arsenic Poisoning in High Dust SCR DeNOx Catalyst

2004 Technical Journals

Issue 6 Issue 6   ( 500 Kb )
Optimizing ESP Performance Via Flow Modifications
ESP Dirty Inspection Protocol
Management and Control of an Inhibited Oxidation Scrubber
Selection of Material of Construction for WESP after WFGD
Acoustic Cleaners Heating up the Industry
What Does it Take to Read TR Controls System Meters
Issue 5 Issue 5   ( 2 Mb )
Ammonia from Urea Systems are Simple, Safe, Effective
Technology Goes to the Max: ESFF Technology
WESP to the Rescue: Meeting the EPA's Mercury Ruling
Hotside ESP's

2003 Technical Journals

Issue 4 Issue 4   ( 927 Kb )
Plasma Enhanced ESP Technology for Mercury Control
How a Fuel Change Led to Improved Baghouse Performance (and Lower Energy Costs)
Rebuilding and Upgrading Electrostatic Precipitations - A Consultant's Perspective
Analog vs. Digital Meters on Your TR Controls
Reducing Plant Emission and Operating Costs
Engineering Solutions in the Aftermarket
Issue 3 Issue 3   ( 246 Kb )
Meter Evaluation: Learn from NASCAR
Improving Accuracy of Plant Emission Monitors
Pilot Hybrid Dry/Wet ESP to be installed at Plant Miller
Indigo Technologies Bi-Polar Fine Particulate Agglomerator
MAXimum Efficiency: Max-9 combines an ESP and Fabric Filter
An Ounce of Prevention
Redundancy in Precipitator TR Controls Increases Precipitator Availability
Low Cost Opacity Reduction Options

2002 Technical Journals

Issue 2 Issue 2   ( 313 Kb )
Sulfur Trioxide (SO3) Mist Formation
SCR Retrofit Effects on Downstream Equipment
Electrostatic Precipitator Rebuild Strategies for Improved Particulate Emissions
Optimizing Boiler Combustion Using Flow Models
Redundancy in Precipitator TR Controls Increases Precipitator Availability
Aluminum Oxide Rapper Shafts: High Alumina, Higher Strength
Putting More Juice in your Precipitator
Chemithon SafeDeNOx Process
Issue 1 Issue 1   ( 4.7 Mb )
COHPAC brings SEMASS Facility into Air Quality Compliance
US Utility Works to Regain Lost Megawatts by Modifying Fly Ash Resistivity
Embedded Computer TR Controls Reduce ESP Wire Electrode Breakage
FGC Systems Upgraded to Modern Designs
Electrostatic Precipitator Insulators - Fundamentals of Design and Selection
FGD System Supplied for Cementa AB Slite Cement Plant