Journal article

Complete characterisation of thermally treated sludges

NJ Anderson, DR Dixon, PJ Harbour, PJ Scales

Water Science and Technology | I W A PUBLISHING | Published : 2002

Abstract

As disposal options for sludges become more difficult to find and more expensive to operate, those relying on some form of thermal treatment are becoming more commercially attractive. The incentive, especially for more heavily populated countries, is the production of treated solids suitable for beneficial application to land. It is the level of treatment required to achieve this cost effectively which has been the focus of much of the research in this field. There are now several commercially available plants designed to thermally treat sludges and many have been in full scale operation for a number of years. One of the auxiliary claims often made by proponents of such treatments, is that t..

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