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Particulate Matter Control Devices for Auto Shredders

Companies that operate shredders to recycle metals from autos and other scrap are increasingly coming under pressure from regulators to install air pollution control systems, and very frequently, this includes installing particulate matter control devices. The common target of regulators is the emission of fine dust particulate and ‘blue smoke,’ (i.e., oil droplets that evaporate […]

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Air Emissions Control for Sewage Sludge Incinerators (SSIs) at Wastewater Treatment Plants

Many wastewater treatment facilities employ a sewage sludge incinerator (SSI) to burn and thereby dispose of dewatered sewage sludge. The types of SSIs used at wastewater treatment facilities include fluidized bed incinerators and multiple hearth furnaces. These incinerators produce a wide variety of air contaminants. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) stipulates emission limits for SSIs […]

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Four Reliable Odor Control Systems from APC Technologies

Industrial odors can come from many different processes, such as wastewater treatment, foundry processes, oil refining, roofing production, pulp and paper production, asphalt storage and loading, food processing, and chemical production to name a few. Industrial facilities with these types of odor-generating processes may be required to address and treat odors for purpose of employee […]

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VOCs, Odors, H2S and Visible Emissions Eliminated

Project Overview Emissions were causing serious problems for a large asphalt terminal located near a residential neighborhood. Elevated concentrations of hydrogen sulfide (H2S) and VOCs were creating offensive odors, which bothered residents in the area. Visible emissions were also an issue. Located at the asphalt terminal are five large storage tanks, which hold asphalt at […]

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Improving Indoor Air Quality with Air Pollution Solutions

Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) has been identified by the EPA as one of the top five most critical environmental risks to public health. It is estimated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that most Americans spend approximately 90 percent of their time indoors. Those employed in office jobs spend approximately 40 hours […]

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Reasons to Choose Ultra-High Efficiency Filter Systems (UHF®)

Air filtration systems have become an essential element in the modern industrial workplace. Not only are they necessary for regulatory compliance, they offer a host of advantages in keeping the work environment healthy, productive, and profitable. Most importantly, air filtration systems protect the health and well-being of employees and other people who spend time in […]

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Effective and Affordable Air Pollution Control

Awareness of the impact airborne contaminants have on human health and the environment has led to a multitude of regulations in today’s industrial workplace. In order to maintain regulatory compliance, businesses are in need of effective and affordable air pollution control solutions. Unfortunately, most business owners and facility managers do not fully understand what measures […]

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Acid Gas Removal

When the efficient and effective removal of acid gas is required, APC offers the full range of solutions to address specific application needs. Applications that require acid gas removal systems include industrial boilers, chemical plants, medical and hazardous waste incinerators, sludge incinerators, industrial furnaces, aluminum remelt furnaces, biomass furnaces, kilns, metals finishing, foundries, mining, certain […]

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Mercury Emissions Removal – Your Qualified Partner

Mercury exposure poses a well-documented threat to human health as a neurotoxin. Since mercury is a naturally occurring element in the earth’s crust, certain processes such as mining and combustion of fossil fuel cause mercury to spread and contaminant air, water, and soil. According to the EPA, in 1990, the three largest producers of U.S. […]

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99% Emission Control Efficiency for Textile Plant

In order to meet EPA compliance requirements, a global supplier of textiles needed a solution for controlling emissions of oil mist and fine particulate in their U.S. plant. The company supplies textiles for automotive interiors, which are manufactured using large, coated sheets of fabric in tenter frame ovens. The exhaust from the tenter frames were […]

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