Chemical Engineering Journal 297 (2016) 1–10 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Chemical Engineering Journal journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/cej Hydrothermal treatment coupled with mechanical expression at increased temperature for excess sludge dewatering: Heavy metals, volatile organic compounds and combustion characteristics of hydrochar a,⇑ b c Liping Wang , Aimin Li , Yuzhi Chang College of Environment & Resources, Inner Mongolia University, Hohhot 010021, Inner Mongolia, China School of Environmental Science & Technology, Dalian University of Technology, Industrial Ecology and Environmental Engineering Key Laboratory of Ministry of Education, Dalian 116024, Liaoning, China Environmental Monitoring Center, Jining Environmental Protection Bureau, Ulanqab 012000, Inner Mongolia, China highl i ghts graphical a bstrac t Potential application of hydrochar as solid fuel or soil conditioner was identiﬁed. Energy rich solid fuel was obtained during coupled dewatering of excess sludge. Hydrochar combustion followed pathways of devolatilization ﬁrst and then burning. Multistage reaction process of hydrochar combustion is derived. Heavy metals and VOCs showed a signiﬁcant enrichment in obtained hydrochar. article i nfo abstract Article history: Hydrothermal treatment coupled with mechanical expression at increased temperature in two separate Received 11 December 2015 cells is effective for the dewatering of excess sludge with low energy consumption. The obtained hydro-
Chemical Engineering Journal – Elsevier
Published: Aug 1, 2016
It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.
Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.
All for just $49/month
Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly
Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.
Get unlimited, online access to over 18 million full-text articles from more than 15,000 scientific journals.
Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.
All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.
“Hi guys, I cannot tell you how much I love this resource. Incredible. I really believe you've hit the nail on the head with this site in regards to solving the research-purchase issue.”Daniel C.
“Whoa! It’s like Spotify but for academic articles.”@Phil_Robichaud
“I must say, @deepdyve is a fabulous solution to the independent researcher's problem of #access to #information.”@deepthiw
“My last article couldn't be possible without the platform @deepdyve that makes journal papers cheaper.”@JoseServera