Design and Fabrication of a Reactor for Alkaline Rich Mineral Waste Carbon Sequestration

Puttaswamy C.T.


The growing concentration of CO2 in the environment has become one of the major concerns today due to its various harmful effects thus demanding the attention of environmentalists. This paper aims in reducing both carbon dioxide and industrial wastes in the nature. It is achieved by carbon sequestration of Ladle Refining Furnace slag and Energy Optimising Furnace slag in a CSTR. Reaction parameters that are temperature, pressure, solid to liquid ratio and reaction time were varied and the optimum conditions were obtained. The extent of carbonation of each raw material was calculated and the most effective raw material was obtained by Thermal Gravimetric Analysis (TGA).

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