Accession Number:

ADA024513

Title:

Development Trends in the Incineration of Waste Explosives and Propellants

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

PICATINNY ARSENAL DOVER NJ

Report Date:

1976-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

48.0

Abstract:

A review of developments in explosive and propellant waste incineration processes is presented which includes a vertical induced draft system, rotary kiln concept, Simplified Incineration Technique for Pollution Abatement SITPA I and II, wet air oxidation and the principles of fluidized bed incineration. The advantages and disadvantages of each concept are briefly discussed including efficiency, relative costs, environment effects, flexibility of operation, and safety aspects. The design background and current status of the pilot plant development at Picatinny Arsenal of the fluidized bed system is included.

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives
  • Air Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE