Monitoring of Precipitators

T. Ulbricht, V. Lenz & C. Schraube
Due to the increasing use of biomass for heat and power generation in Europe the impact of these technologies on pollution, especially concerning particulate matter, increases. Accordingly, in Germany the maximum permissible values for particulate matter emission of new small scale combustion units where lowered recently from 150 to about 20 to 40 mg/m³ in the future (at standard conditions, 13% O2) depending on the combustion system. This has fueled the interest in particle precipitators....