Incineration of a polyester plant liquid wastes

Hilmioglu B., Darcan I., Okutan H. C. , Ekinci E.

10th Regional IUAPPA Conference, İstanbul, Turkey, 23 - 26 September 1997, pp.217-222 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • City: İstanbul
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.217-222
  • Keywords: liquid waste, fluidised bed, incineration
  • Istanbul Technical University Affiliated: Yes


A dual stage liquid incinerator is designed to treat an esterification process liquid wastes. The plant was designed to incinerate 250 kg/h of liquid waste consisting 92% water, 1% maleic acid, 1% phtalic acid and 6% propylene glycol. The waste is strongly acidic having a pH of 1-1.5.