Accession Number : ADA133717

Title :   Utilization of Navy-Generated Waste Oils as Boiler Fuel - Handbook of Guidelines and Field Survey Results.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Oct 82-Sep 83,

Corporate Author : NAVAL CIVIL ENGINEERING LAB PORT HUENEME CA

Personal Author(s) : Fu,T T ; Semien,C

PDF Url : ADA133717

Report Date : Aug 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 62

Abstract : This technical note provides information for a variety of users at different levels of management and operation. Part 1 contains background information on waste oil generation and a survey of waste oil disposition. Part 2 provides pertinent information to Public Works Officers and planners. Topics include: source of waste oil, a survey of disposition of waste oil, restrictions on use as fuel, boiler fuels, air quality considerations, and economics. Part 3 provides procedural information to operators using waste oil as boiler fuel. Waste oil handling, pre-burning treatment, burning methods, equipment modifications, and operational requirements are discussed. Part 4 consists of a comprehensive survey of the potential for utilizing waste oil by Navy/Marine Corps activities and a compilation of the reported experience of waste oil users.

Descriptors :   *Petroleum products, *Waste recycling, Lubricating oils, Fuel oil, Liquid wastes, Wastes(Industrial), Utilization, Naval shore facilities, Burning rate

Subject Categories : Air Condition, Heating, Lighting & Ventilating
      Fuels

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE