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Control of emissions from seals and fittings in chemical process industries.
Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 81-118, 1981 Apr; :1-61
A NIOSH study of fugitive emissions from chemical processing equipment seals and fittings and an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) study to determine means of detecting, measuring, sampling, monitoring, and controlling these fugitive emissions are reviewed. Industrial sources and types of volatile organic compounds (VOC) emissions, seals and fittings effectiveness, VOC leak detection instruments, sampling techniques and analytical characterization, and emissions monitoring are discussed. EPA and chemical industry potential standards, codes, and general control principles are reviewed.
NIOSH-Author; Chemical-analysis; Industrial-emissions; Chemical-manufacturing-industry; Industrial-chemicals; Industrial-emission-sources; Industrial-equipment
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DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 81-118
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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