Case Study: Medical Waste Incineration Plant in Poland

THE CLIENT

Hospital in Bydgoszcz, Poland

THE CHALLENGE

4000kg/day medical waste incineration project in accordance with EUWID (Waste incineration directive 200/76/EU) Bydgoszcz, Poland.

THE MATTHEWS SOLUTION

The purpose of the plant was a combined waste disposal/energy recovery. Installed at a hospital the plant was designed to process approximately 175kg/hof general medical waste and recover energy in the form of saturated steam which was exported back to the hospital services.

DESIGN
  • 24 h/day
  • 7 days/week
  • 312 days/year
  • (7500h/year: 85.6% availability)

PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND FUTURE

The system was handed over to the client on schedule and to specification. The client has experienced many successful years of operation and has returned to Matthews Environmental Solutions with further equipment requirements.

SCOPE OF CONTRACT

  • Cylindrical secondary combustion chamber
  • Bin handling and elevator systems
  • Ram loader
  • Stepped hearth primary combustion chamber
  • 2 Second residence time secondary chamber
  • Gas burners and combustion air systems
  • Automatic ash conveyor
  • Set of hot gas transfer ducts
  • @ 1100°C
  • Gas burners and combustion air systems
  • Automatic ash conveyor
  • Set of hot gas transfer ducts
  • Emergency water spray system
  • Waste heat to steam boiler and
  • Activated carbon/ sodium bicarbonate
  • storage and delivery system
  • Set of cool gas transfer ducts
  • steam pipework
  • Activated carbon injection system
  • Remotely monitored control system
  • Flue gas abatement system
  • Compressed air system
  • Continuous emission monitors
  • Exhaust chimney

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