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LOW NOX MULTIPLE FLAME BURNER CONCEPT

Award Information

Agency:
Environmental Protection Agency
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
21527
Program Year/Program:
1994 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
21527
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Altex Technologies Corporation
244 Sobrante Way Sunnyvale, CA -
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 1994
Title: LOW NOX MULTIPLE FLAME BURNER CONCEPT
Agency: EPA
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $164,988.00
 

Abstract:

STRINGENTLY REGULATED OZONE NONATTAINMENT AIR QUALITY REGIONS WILL REQUIRE THE IMPLEMENTATION OF ULTRA-LOW-NOX SYSTEMS. CURRENTLY, ONLY COSTLY SELECTIVE CATALYTIC REDUCTION (SCR) SYSTEMS CAN ACHIEVE VERY HIGH LEVELS OF NOX REDUCTION. INEXPENSIVE LOW NOX BURNERS, THAT CAN MEET THE REGULATIONS WITHOUT SCR, ARE URGENTLY NEEDED BY INDUSTRY. RECENTLY, PROGRESS HAS BEEN MADE TOWARDS DEVELOPING A SUB-9 PPM NOX GAS-FIRED BURNER. HOWEVER, THE FLEXIBILITY OF THIS POROUS MATRIX SURFACE BURNER IS VERY LIMITED, AND ITS WIDE USE IS NOT EXPECTED. ALTEX TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION HAS IDENTIFIED THE MULTIPLE FLAME BURNER THAT HAS THE POTENTIAL TO ACHIEVE VERY LOW NOX, WHILE MAINTAINING THE FLEXIBILITY NEEDED FOR WIDESPREAD USE OF THE BURNER. THE BURNER USES THE INTERACTION OF SEVERAL FLAMES TO CONTROL EMISSIONS AND ENHANCE BURNER FLEXIBILITY. TO SHOW THE FEASIBILITY OF THIS BURNER UNDER THE PHASE I PROGRAM, ANALYSES WILL BE USED TO REFINE THE BURNER CONCEPT FOR AN APPLICATION OF INTEREST. A PREPROTOTYPE OF THE BURNER WILL THEN BE FABRICATED AND TESTED, UNDER CONDITIONS SIMULATING THE APPLICATION OF INTEREST. LASTLY, THE RESULTS OF THE ANALYSES AND TESTING WILL BE USED TO EVALUATE THE BURNER PERFORMANCE AND COSTS, RELATIVE TO EXISTING BURNERS WITH AND WITHOUT SCR.

Principal Investigator:

Mr John Kelly
4089822302

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Altex Technologies Corp.
650 Nuttman Rd #114 Santa Clara, CA 95054

EIN/Tax ID:
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No