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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A 2008 Vol.9 No.5 P.695-701


Simultaneous removal of ethyl acetate, benzene and toluene with gliding arc gas discharge

Author(s):  Zheng BO, Jian-hua YAN, Xiao-dong LI, Yong CHI, Ke-fa CEN

Affiliation(s):  State Key Laboratory of Clean Energy Utilization, Institute for Thermal Power Engineering, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310027, China

Corresponding email(s):   bozh@zju.edu.cn, yanjh@cmee.zju.edu.cn

Key Words:  Plasma, Gliding arc gas discharge (GA), Volatile organic compounds (VOCs), Simultaneous removal, Printing and coating process

Zheng BO, Jian-hua YAN, Xiao-dong LI, Yong CHI, Ke-fa CEN. Simultaneous removal of ethyl acetate, benzene and toluene with gliding arc gas discharge[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science A, 2008, 9(5): 695-701.

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The simultaneous removal of ethyl acetate, benzene and toluene with relatively low or high initial concentration is studied using a laboratory scale gliding arc gas discharge (GA) reactor. Good decomposition efficiencies are obtained which proves that the GA is effective for the treatment of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) with either low or high concentration. A theoretical decomposition mechanism is proposed based on detection of the species in the plasma region and analysis of the decomposition by-products. This preliminary investigation reveals that the GA has potential to be applied to the treatment of exhaust air during color printing and coating works, by either direct removal or combination with activated carbon adsorption/desorption process.

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