Green removal of hospital-medical wastes by designed integrated pyrolysis-incineration system

Document Type : Research Article


1 Department of Chemistry, Miyaneh Branch, Islamic Azad University, Miyaneh, Iran

2 Taher shimi-e- Miyaneh Co., Miyaneh, Iran


< p>The main purpose of the present paper is to introduce the designed integrated pyrolysis-incinerator system for green removing the hospital-medical wastes (nosocomial wastes). The pyrolysis unit and incinerator are two main component of the system. The results showed that the wastes convert to a) valuable products such as hydrocarbons, non-condensable gases, carbon black and scrap metal and glass, b) the safe flue gasses according EU emission limit. In the incinerator section, only drug mixture including solutes, liquids and powders previously dissolved in water burn at temperature of 850-950 oC. The some physical properties of the obtained hydrocarbons produced from pyrolysis unit such as density (in 15.6 oC), flash point and pour point are 0.81, free and

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Green removal of hospital-medical wastes by designed integrated pyrolysis-incineration system


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