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TD*X ASSOCIATES PEFORMANCE DATA

PERFORMANCE DATA - INDIRECT THERMAL DESORPTION UNITS
Test Results - Dioxins/Furans, PCBs and Their Precursors

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Constituent
Media
Concentration (ppm)
Test Scale
Feed
Product
Total PCB  
50
<2
Lab
Total PCB  
66
<2
Lab
Total PCB  
97
<2
Lab
Total PCB  
114
<2
Lab
Total PCB Sandy-Silty soil
25-13,000
<2
Full Scale
Total PCB  
293
<2
Lab
Total PCB  
320
<2
Lab
Total PCB  
390
<2
Lab
Total PCB  
454
<2
Lab
Total PCB  
1,838
<2
Lab
Total PCB  
2,400
<2
Lab
Total PCB  
3,166
<2
Lab
Total PCB  
3,583
<2
Lab
Total PCB Clay soil, Al(OH)x sludge
25-36,000
<2
Full Scale
Total PCB Lagoon sludge
36,734
<2
Lab
Total PCB Sump Sludge
102,000
<2
Pilot

 

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AIR EMISSIONS DATA INDIRECT THERMAL DESORPTION UNITS
4.9 ton/hr @8.1% soil moisture; May, 1992.

COMPOUND
FEED mg/hr  (mg/kg)* (4088kg/hr)
PROCESS VENT mg/hr
(ng/m3)*
63m3/hr) *e-6
"Chute-to-Stack" REMOVAL %
PCB (Total)
1,010,000
<0.0022
99.9999998
PCDD (2,3,7,8-TCDD TEQ)
0.118
0.000000003
99.999998
Acetone
462
0.0239
99.995
Trichloroethene
20.4
0.00567
99.97
Benzene
155
0.0183
99.99
Tetrachloroethene
1,560
0.0353
99.998
Toluene
3,400
0.0504
99.998
Ethylbenzene
2,990
0.00063
99.99998
Total xylenes
13,600
0.00882
99.99994
1,2-Dichlorobenzene
57
nr
n/a
Bis (2-ethylhexyl)phthalate
5,990
0.0529
99.9991

These data were taken on full-scale indirect TDU with condensation train; designed, constructed and operated by TD*X staff

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PERFORMANCE DATA - INDIRECT THERMAL DESORPTION UNITS
Test Results - Refinery Waste Constituents (K048-K052, F037, F038)

Constituent
Concentration (ppm)
LDR UTS
note 1
Feed
Product
acenaphthene
951
<0.004
na
anthracene
9.2
0.37
3.4
benzene
980 - 7.2
<0.21
10
benz(a)anthracene
20
0.51
3.4
benzo(a)pyrene
538
<0.01
3.4
bis(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate
3,347
<1
28
carbon disulfide
<2
0.19
na
chrysene
87
0.2
3.4
2,4-dimethylphenol
bdl
bdl
na
di-n-butyl phthalate
558
<0.33
28
ethylbenzene
120 - 40
<0.50
10
fluorene
148
<0.006
na
naphthalene
1,750 - 50
<0.41
5.6
o-cresol
nr
nr
5.6
phenathrene
1,655 - 56
<1.6
5.6
phenol
15
<0.33
6.2
pyrene
296
<0.35
8.2
toluene
3,179 - 45
2.2 - <0.024
10
xylenes
14,626 - 68
<1
30
chromium TCLP (mg/l)
<0.015
<0.015
0.86
tclp
cyanides ppm
0.5
0.9
590
lead TCLP (mg/l)
<0.24
0.493
na
nickel TCLP (mg/l)
0.25
0.55
5.0 tclp
oil & grease
to 226,000
 
na

Note 1.  LDR UTS is the Universal Treatment Standard promulgated by USEPA under the Land Disposal Restrictions of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, 40 CFR 268.
 

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Last Edited: February 2, 2000

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