Experience with Solid Waste as a Supplementary Fuel

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J. E. Marshall

Imperial Metal Industries Ltd., Birmingham, England

J. Energy Resour. Technol 102(4), 235-241 (Dec 01, 1980) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3227880 History: Received August 25, 1980; Online October 22, 2009


The introduction covers the historical development of the Imperial Metal Industries Ltd. Power Plant and the psychology behind that development. The investigation into the concept of firing solid waste into boilers is detailed, as well as the final design parameters. Details are given of the performance achieved so far, including the problems that had to be overcome. Finally, the author gives his opinion of advantages to the energy industry and the community.

Copyright © 1980 by ASME
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