RECOVERY OF CONTAMINANT METALS TO PERMIT RECYCLING OF DUSTS FROM ELECTRIC ARC FURNACES.

Award Information
Agency:
Environmental Protection Agency
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$49,022.00
Award Year:
1987
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
7430
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Cato Research Corpon
5040 Tabor Street, Wheat Ridge, CO, 80033
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
PAUL R KRUESI
(303) 423-0548
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
ELECTRIC ARC FURNACE DUST IS LISTED AS A HAZARDOUS WASTE. TOTAL PRODUCTION OF THIS DUST IS ESTIMATED TO BE 500,000 TONS AT SOME 77 LOCATION RANGING IN SCALE FORM LESS THAN 1,000 TONS TO OVER 20,000 TONS PER YEAR. A PROCESS IS PROPOSED WHICH MAY PERMIT ON-SITE, SIMPLE RECOVERY OF CONTAMINANT METALS IN THE DUST. THE PROCESS RECYCLES RECYCLES CHEMICAL REAGENTS AND AQUEOUS LEACH , MINIMIZIN COST AND AVOIDING POLLUTION. THE PROCESS IS EXPECTED TO CAN, THEREFORE, BE SERVED AS WELL AS LARGE PRODUCERS.

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