Accession Number : ADA324061

Title :   A Performance and Cost Evaluation of Internal Combustion Engines for the Destruction of Hydrocarbon Vapors from Fuel-Contaminated Soils.

Descriptive Note : Rept. for 18 Oct 93-14 Jan 94,

Corporate Author : ENGINEERING-SCIENCE INC DENVER CO

Personal Author(s) : Archabal, S. R. ; Downey, D. C.

PDF Url : ADA324061

Report Date : DEC 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 43

Abstract : This document describes the performance and costs associated with a modified internal combustion engine (ICE) used for the destruction of hydrocarbon vapors extracted from fuel contaminated soils. During the period of 18 October 1993 to 14 January 1994, an ICE treatment system manufactured by VR Systems Inc. in Anaheim, California was tested at the Patrick Air Force Base (AFB), Florida, active Base Exchange (BX) service station. The ICE test was conducted in conjunction with an ongoing soil vapor extraction/bioventing pilot test directed and funded by the Air Force Center for Environmental Excellence (AFCEE), Technology Transfer Division (ERT). The purpose of this test was to independently measure both the performance and the cost of ICE operation, and to determine how this technology can be most effectively used to complement the bioventing technology.

Descriptors :   *INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINES, *SOIL REMEDIATION, CHEMICAL CONTAMINATION, VAPORS, COSTS, FUELS, HYDROCARBONS, AIR FORCE FACILITIES.

Subject Categories : Solid Wastes Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE