Safe burning of explosive offgas. Based on operating experience at a BASF urea plant in Germany, the potentially explosive offgas can be successfully used as a fuel

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  • Dietrich Lützow,

    1. BASF Aktiengellshaft, Ludwigshafen, Germany
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    • Dietrich Luetzow is manager of the urea plant at BASF AG, Ludwigshafen, Germany. He joined BASF in 1955 after receiving M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in chemistry from Munich University. For the first fourteen years of his period of employment he worked in research and as manager of different fertilizer plants.

  • Gerd Hemmer

    1. BASF Aktiengellshaft, Ludwigshafen, Germany
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    • G. Hemmer is chemical engineer in the technical research and development division of BASF-Ludwigshafen (W.-Germany). He holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering. He is now specialized on combustion and safety engineering.


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