Resistivity is a key factor in the efficient and stable operation of electrostatic precipitators. Sixty types of typical industrial fly ashes were collected for this study. Subsequently, fly ash resistivity at the temperature range of 303–1073 K, and the chemical compositions, micrographs, and size distributions of the samples were measured. The joint influence of chemical composition and temperature on resistivity was also investigated. The main components of the fly ash samples were Fe (0.8–5.0%), K + Na + Li (0.3–5.1%), Ca + Mg (0.5–4.0%), and Al + Si (10–34%), respectively. Fe, K, and Na were highly sensitive to fly ash resistivity. Resistivity decreased with the increase in Fe, K, Na, and Li contents; by contrast, resistivity increased with Ca and Mg contents. The effects of Si and Al on fly ash resistivity were weak. Resistivity initially increased first and then decreased with the increase in temperature. Maximum resistivity was observed at 373–473 K. Based on the experimental data, a prediction model for fly ash resistivity over a wide range of temperature (303–1073 K) was established. The resistivity diagrams generated specifically for this study suggest that typical fly ash samples from different industries can be estimated using chemical composition and temperature data.
Fuel – Elsevier
Published: Mar 15, 2018
It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.
Enjoy affordable access to
over 12 million articles from more than
10,000 peer-reviewed journals.
All for just $49/month
Read as many articles as you need. Full articles with original layout, charts and figures. Read online, from anywhere.
Keep up with your field with Personalized Recommendations and Follow Journals to get automatic updates.
It’s easy to organize your research with our built-in tools.
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