Multiple chamber incinerator

Description        Minimum Requirements
Design standard    Multiple chamber incinerator to the design of EPA  standards, Air pollution control
Description of the Chimney    Top mounted, self supporting
Incinerator performance    150kg/hr
Refuse     Hospital waste and carcasses
Recommended Temperatures    Minimum 1000⁰C
•    Length
•    Width
•    Height
•    Extra width for burners    At least 3000mm
Loading door opening    Minimum 700mm x 600mm
Hearth area    5.00square meters
Description or grate/hearth    A full hearth supplied to prevent contaminated liquids from flowing into the ash pit without being incinerated
Primary chamber volume    At least 3 cubic meters
Mixing chamber volume    At least 1 cubic meters
Settling chamber volume    At least 3 cubic meters
Weight excluding chimney    15, 000kg at manufacture
Firing tools supplied    Hoe, Poker and rake
Material of construction    •    Case – 5mm mild steel.
•    Bracing – Heavy angle and channel.
•    Hearth – 1550⁰C castable general purpose high strength, high abrasion resistant monolithic refractory concrete.
•    Ashing door – High grade cast iron.
•    Loading door – 5mm mild steel lined with 1550⁰C castable  general purpose high strength, high abrasion resistant monolithic refractory concrete.
Refractory  concrete:
•    Alumina content of refractory
•    Refractory thickness
•    Minimum 49%
•    At least 127mm.
Insulation  to walls     1000⁰C Castable insulation
Chimney stack:
•    Chimney
•    Height from base    •    3.5 mm mild steel
•    9 meters above ground level and clear the highest point of the building by not less than 3 meters
•    At least 560mm
•    At least 750Kg

Air supply


•    Barometric indicator, door operated draught limiter

•    Built-in forced heated air ducts, primary and secondary (intensifier)
•    Control panel – Circuit breakers, main switch, timer, pilot lights, 2 set point pyrometer and one set point pyrometer.
Electricity supply required    415 Volts Three phase.
Auxiliary  fuel    Electrically operated only
Emission     Multiple chamber design with inbuilt emission control
Paint: Case and stack    400⁰C Heat Resistant Grey
Temperature of case    100⁰C

Disposables Incinerator

Designed to burn disposables that can and should be destroyed on-site. Theses wastes include infectious and

contaminated “red bag.” Surgical dressings, plastic test devices and other wastes
Fast, complete, efficient waste disposal
Dual chamber combustion, Chambers insulated and lined with high temperature refractory. Programmable digital

temperature controls, temperature indicators and charge recorder. Modulating control for fuel and air lowers

fuel consumption.
Minimum installation and start up time
Aluminized steel jacket lined with refractory and firebrick. Monitors recorders and other accessory equipment

should be available.
Charging system:
•    Vertical charge door on primary chamber.
•    Pneumatic or hydraulic ram charging system.
•    Auto shut down of the door after charging.
•    Primary and secondary chamber temperature displayed and recorded (optional)
Charging rate:
•    Up to 100kgs per hour of waste or red bag waste rated at 2200 BTU’s per kg.
Fuel:-     Natural Gas
Capacity (Cubic Mtr):    1.65M3 or more
Ave Capacity:    100kg per hour
Secondary Chamber Capacity (CubicMtr) :3.88 or more
Length (mm):    1880 or better
Width (mm):    1280 or better
Height Incl. Flue (mm):    7700 or better
Ash  Door Opening (mm):    475×900 or better
Min. Operating temperature:    90 degree centigrade
Max, Operating Temperature:    1350 degree centigrade
Residency time in Second Chamber:    2 sec
Temperature Monitoring: Both for primary and secondary chambers.
Loading SystemManual/semi-automatic
Waste destruction efficiency:> 90% by weight
Filter: Ceramic or other equivalent filters in order to reduce the induction of hazardous air pollutants,

particulates, co,dioxin/furane into the atmosphere.
De ashing system: Manual/semi-automatic.
The System must be quoted complete with:-
•    Plumbing
•    Electrical panels
•    Civil works
•    Waste collection Trolleys

Finish/ Paint:-
High Quality heat resistant, two layers high-grade epoxy Paint coating.
Installed Power (Electric Voltage): 440V/ 50 Hz
Waste Management Equipment must have ;
Mobile loading trolley:    06 No’s – For transportation of hospital waste from wards to incinerator site/ room,

Opening from the top.
WASTE BINS MOBILE:    06 No’s-Made of Plastic, in blue color with a cover flap.
Plastic Bags:    2000 no’s each in Red and Yellow color.
Heavy Duty Gloves Pairs: For Waste handling staff-06 Pairs
Long Shoes Pairs:    For waste handling – 06 Pairs.
Make:  UK, EEC, USA.

incinerators for Liberia

1) minimum with a burning area (kiln) of at least 2.8 m3   (KG/Hour is not the driving factor)

2) Large – Must reach 1300 degree temperature or higher and approved for medical waste burning and be capable of burning > 4 m3 of materials at one time (the Hurikan 500 incinerator model or equivalent).
– fully EU legislation ABPR 1069/2009 compliant and for efficiency and clean emissions

Mild steel welded fabrication consisting of sheet steel and structural section supports and bracings. Articulated trailer supplied in compliance with the country of destination.

Primary chamber – Consists of a monolithic high grade refractory concrete with high grade insulation backing, . Utilising a refractory hearth or equivalent for continuous ash removal.

Secondary Chamber – Consists of high density, low thermal mass refractory ceramic fibre with an innovative low emissivity protective coating.

three chambered incinerator


  • It should be a three chambered incinerator
  • The load capacity of 250 kg
  • The housing for the incinerator should be able to withstand the temperatures and other operational requirements.
  • The chimney should have a strong refractory lining of special type of cement to withstand temperatures more than 1200o
  • It should have a strong base for the machine to keep it stable, firm and secure during its operational lifespan.
  • The primary (combustion) and the secondary (scorching) chambers to be fitted with burners for effective combustion.
  • In the third chamber, scrubbers and precipitators will need to be installed as pollution control equipment before emission of gases into the atmosphere.
  • A system for continuous emission Monitoring and Environmental Monitoring.
  • A mechanism with which to treat the waste water before discharge into the sewerage system.
  • Temperature control and monitoring devices (probe thermometer) should be availed to ensure that the right temperatures are attained in the chambers during operation.
  • Motor (fans) sufficient to induce enough air into the combustion chambers and direct the gases towards the flue 9 chimney).
  • High power electricity and emergency generator connection for automated ignition purposes.
  • The chimney should be tall enough and be at least one meter above the tallest building in the vicinity.
  • The fuel tank (industrial diesel) to be constructed next to but out side the incinerator housing for security purposes and to prevent fire hazards. Capacity of 250.

Other Requirements

  • Training of all the personnel involved in health care waste (HCW) management.

The Automatic Feeding system of the Incinerator

  • Automatic waste loading mechanism with conveyor belts. These will lead the waste into the first primary chamber.
  • An Automatic bottom ashes discharge system.

Medical Incinerator 12kg /hr

minimum destruction capacity required is 12kg /hr

Average PSI of 2500 to 3500 kcal/kg
product must be approved by UNICEF and WHO
3500 kcal/kg
mass volume 50kg/m3
Primary gas burning chamber
Front loading door
decentering door (Porte de décentrage)
control, comand or regulatory cupboard
chimney 8m
heating device
Chimney connection 2m (raccordement de la cheminée 2m)

The waste type involves all types of infectious medical waste sharps and other anatomical wastes.

Government plan to build a hazardous waste facility

Infrastructure Minister Phil Gawne MHK will ask Tynwald to support capital funding of £330,000 at this month’s sitting of Tynwald.

The proposed Hazardous Waste Transfer Facility would be built on a site near to the incinerator at Middle Park off Richmond Hill in Braddan.

The facility would provide a central point for the collection and safe storage of up to 2,000 tonnes of hazardous wastes. The operating costs would be met by the waste producers.

Mr Gawne said: ‘The need for this facility is one of the consequences of having such a diverse and successful economy.

‘The Isle of Man is home to thriving aerospace and precision engineering sectors that produce a certain amount of hazardous wastes. The Hazardous Waste Transfer Facility is a key development that will support future economic growth and also minimise any potential impact on people’s health or the environment.’

As well as waste generated by the manufacturing industry, the facility would also deal with smaller amounts of hazardous waste produced by laboratories and Noble’s Hospital, and unidentified materials washed up on local beaches.

Because of their nature or chemistry, these wastes cannot be safely managed through the incinerator (or Energy from Waste plant) or landfill sites and are shipped off-island for specialist treatment and disposal.

In addition to packaging, transport and disposal costs, waste producers have to pay for special permits to ship the waste under EU regulations.

It can take several months to accumulate an economically-viable load for export, so the waste has to be stored during the intervening period.

The Isle of Man currently does not have a central transfer facility and most hazardous waste is stored on the site of production.

While this is not unsafe, in the longer term it is not considered best practice.

Planning permission is already in place for the Hazardous Waste Transfer Facility, which has been designed in conjunction with the Manufacturing and Technical Industry Waste Sustainability Committee, the Fire and Rescue Service and the Health and Safety at Work Inspectorate.

Hazardous wastes will be collected by the site operator or delivered to the facility by specialist companies and then held in designated storage bays before being packaged for onwards shipment.

Mr Gawne said: ‘The proposed facility will serve the Isle of Man for at least the next 20 years and is part of the department’s commitment to providing the infrastructure on which to build economic success.

‘It will ensure that the Isle of Man, and in particular the manufacturing sector, can continue to manage its hazardous wastes economically and in accordance with its regulatory obligations.’

The Department of Infrastructure said the Hazardous Waste Transfer Facility would be built by an Isle of Man contractor and the operators appointed following a competitive tender process.

It is estimated that the facility would be operational by March 2015.

PA Veolia to destroy waste from Ebola patient’s Dallas apartment

Veolia Environmental Services off Texas 73 will receive and begin destroying a shipment of medical waste from deceased Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan’s apartment within the next eight to 10 hours, Mitch Osborne, Veolia Gulf Coast Branch Environmental Services general manager, said Thursday morning.

“The containers will contain disinfected waste from the apartment the patient was residing in,” Osborne said. “It’s something we can manage, and we know it’s going to draw a lot of attention because of the ‘E’ word. But we’re not bringing Ebola to Southeast Texas. We’re bringing waste products that have been packaged for our workers’ and our community’s safety.”

Osborne said the waste — strictly from the patient’s apartment, not from the hospital — was pre-treated, pre-cleaned and disinfected before it was placed into containers. Those containers were then placed inside 55-gallon drums that will be incinerated along with its cargo.

Port Arthur Mayor Deloris “Bobbie” Prince said the city does not have the authority to decide whether the waste may enter the city, or the surrounding areas, or not.

“We don’t have the authority to stop it,” she said. “Veolia is not in Port Arthur — it’s in an unincorporated area of Jefferson County.

“I wish that none of it would come this way, but since it is coming our direction, it’s comforting to know that the safety of the employees and the citizens has been considered throughout the whole process.

“There will be no emissions, no fumes coming from the incinerator. They have the equipment and the facilities to handle this safely, and Mitch has assured me it poses no risk to our citizens or to his employees.”

Osborne said Veolia was contacted by the Department of State Health Services about managing the disposal because of the capabilities of its on-site incinerator.

“We supplied them with packaging specifications so that we can feed it directly into our incinerator,” he said. “It will be disposed 12 to 18 hours after arrival.

Local Company Rushing Orders of Medical Waste Incinerator to West Africa

The Southern Illinois company that makes medical waste incinerators is now rushing an order to West Africa to help stop the Ebola virus from spreading.

We first reported on the ‘Medi-Burn’ in August when Carmi-based Elastec started offering its services to the United Nations.

Since then, the U.S. military has increased its response to the Ebola outbreak.

We’re told three Medi-Burn incinerators are being delivered to Texas overnight, and will then be transported to Sierra Leone.

The Medi-Burn is fueled by diesel and is self-contained – which means contaminated medical waste can be burned on-site.