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Quantitative Analysis Of Sludge Incinerators
Author(s): Stephen A. Seeber
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Paper Abstract

A detailed study of four multiple hearth sludge incinerators was undertaken to determine the cause of observed outer wall deterioration. A qualitative inspection revealed little evidence of existing or developing structural defects. A subsequent quantitative analysis determined surface heat losses, effective R-values and temperature profiles for incinerator wall components. From this data it was hypothesized that extensive areas of saturated insulation was present within the incinerator walls and the saturating material was causing the shell deterioration. This hypothesis was proven by subsequent tests.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 March 1983
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 0371, Thermosense V, (21 March 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.934466
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Stephen A. Seeber, Mid Atlantic Infrared Services (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0371:
Thermosense V
George E. Courville, Editor(s)

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