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GLRPPR Sector Resource: Removal and Recovery of Carbon Disulfide Emitted by the Viscose Process

Removal and Recovery of Carbon Disulfide Emitted by the Viscose Process

Teepak, Inc., which manufactures cellulose food casings by means of the viscose process, had a plant in Danville, Illinois that emitted approximately 400,000 cubic feet per minute of water-saturated air containing approximately 100 parts per million of carbon disulfide. Teepak and the Illinois Waste Management and Research Center sponsored a research project at Argonne National Laboratory to evaluate gas-purification and recovery technology, and to suggest a route of development that will lead to a carbon disulfide recovery process. The Illinois Department of Commerce and Community Affairs subsequently provided an Illinois Challenge Grant to allow laboratory studies to supplement this effort. This report is the result of those studies. Prepared by M.J. McIntosh of Argonne National Laboratory, Energy Systems Division. (PDF Format; Length: 379 pages)


IL Waste Management and Research Center

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April 1992

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