Innovation Pathways to Decarbonize Kiln and Furnace Technology
PUBLISHED August 11, 2022 (DOI: https://doi.org/10.54985/peeref.2208p3823200)
Maxwell Pisciotta1 , Helene Pilorge1 , Justine Davids2 , Daniel Maynard2 , Zachary Sasso2 , Shelvey Swett2
- University of Pennsylvania
- Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Conference / event
- UPenn CBE Graduate Student Symposium, October 2021 (Virtual)
- Industrial scale furnaces and kilns are used to heat raw materials to produce materials such as cement, lime, glass, and iron and steel. Industrial processes such as these make up nearly 22% of all US emissions, of which, cement, lime, glass, and iron and steel are responsible for a third. The CO2 from these processes stem from raw material chemical reactions as well as the fossil fuel used to provide heat. To ensure demand for these materials can be met while preventing additional emissions, strategic innovation pathways need to be considered.
- Industrial decarbonization, Process emissions, Emissions reductions
- Environmental Sciences, Chemical Engineering
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- Competing interests
- None declared.
- Data availability statement
- The datasets generated during and / or analyzed during the current study are available from the corresponding author on reasonable request.
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