Customer Login 0 Shopping Cart
Home Books eBooks Journals References and Proceedings Authors, Editors, Reviewers A-Z Product Index
Energy and Environment, 1995

ISBN Print: 1-56700-052-5



The benefits of oxy-fuel combustion are discussed with emphasis on energy savings and emissions (mainly NOx, SOx and C02) reductions. Praxair, Inc. has developed a series of patented, field-tested oxy-fuel burner systems through years of worldwide R&D effort. Since the early 1980's, Praxair's oxy-fuel combustion technology has found wide applications in the steel industry, glass furnaces, waste/hazardous waste incineration, and cement kilns, etc. Energy savings of 40-60% in steel reheating furnaces, a combination of 30-40% fuel savings and 50-90% NOx reduction in glass furnaces, are among the limits that have been achieved in industrial scale operation using Praxair's oxy-fuel combustion technology. From overall energy savings standpoints, a substantial amount of energy still can be saved when taking into account the energy required for oxygen manufacturing.
Home Begell Digital Portal Begell Digital Library Journals Books eBooks References and Proceedings Authors, Editors, Reviewers A-Z Product Index Prices and Subscription Policies About Begell House Contact Us Language English 中文 Русский 日本語 Português Deutsch Français Español