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Fugitive emissions and seals by Adem Onat

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Published by Nova Science Publishers in Hauppauge, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Air,
  • Equipment and supplies,
  • Maintenance and repair,
  • Gas leakage,
  • Sealing (Technology),
  • Gas pipelines,
  • Prevention,
  • Pollution

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [41]-42)and index.

StatementAdem Onat
SeriesEnvironmental science, engineering and technology
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTJ246 .O53 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination50 p. :
Number of Pages50
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24881536M
ISBN 109781611229912
LC Control Number2010044719

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By Brian Kalfrin and Neil Slater, John Crane Inc. | July 1, By understanding the basics of industry standards, such as API , plants can make great strides in controlling fugitive emissions related to equipment seals Chemicals that unintentionally leak from equipment into the atmosphere are known as fugitive emissions. FUGITIVE EMISSIONS TEST INTRODUCTION Test Purpose and Objective The Clean Air Act Amendments of provide fugitive emissions control requirements for volatile organic compounds emitted by valve stem seals. To test the stem sealing capabilities of standard instrument valves and .   By understanding the basics of industry standards such as API , plants can make great strides in controlling fugitive emissions related to equipment seals. July 8, | 5 minute read. This content was originally published in Chemical Engineering, and is credited to John Crane experts. Chemicals that unintentionally leak from equipment into the atmosphere are known as fugitive emissions. Fugitive emission tests for valves are used to test and evaluate the integrity of the external leakage of valve stem seals (or shafts) and body joints of isolating valves and control valves, intended for the application in volatile air pollutants and hazardous fluids.