Thermal treatment and stabilization of the BTM

H. N. Hsieh, Q. R. Yu, J. Chang, T. Burn

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A technology was developed to treat black tarry materials which contained pentachlorophenol and other hazardous compounds. The technology converted the difficult-to-handle materials to a substance with properties similar to petroleum-based asphalt through heat treatment and polymerization.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)299-309
Number of pages11
JournalHazardous Waste and Hazardous Materials
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1994

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Toxicology
  • Waste Management and Disposal
  • Pollution


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