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2011 | 32 | 4 | 299-309

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Investigation of sewage sludge preparation for combustion process


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Waste disposal is imposed by the European Union under Treaty of Accession concerning waste management order. One of the waste disposal methods is thermal utilisation. The paper presents an investigation of sewage sludge briquettes used as a fuel in combustion process. The research study was carried out on samples taken from the Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant in Bochnia. Briquettes with lime were formed. The analysis of the elementary chemical composition of municipal sewage sludge, the composition of the ash and thermogravimetric analysis were carried out. The results indicate that the prepared briquettes had sufficient fuel properties.









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1 - 12 - 2011
15 - 2 - 2012


  • Faculty of Metals Engineering and Industrial Computer Science, AGH University of Science & Technology, Al. Mickiewicza 30, 30-059 Kraków, Poland
  • Faculty of Metals Engineering and Industrial Computer Science, AGH University of Science & Technology, Al. Mickiewicza 30, 30-059 Kraków, Poland
  • Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Robotics, AGH University of Science & Technology, Al. Mickiewicza 30, 30-059 Kraków, Poland


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