Trans-Pacific Engineering Corporation

representative projects

air pollution control experience

We can supply complete turnkey services to address your air pollution control requirements. TPEC's scope of services include investigation, emissions inventories, permitting, process evaluation, feasibility studies, engineering, and design.

Dust Conveying System under study including Baghouse, Cyclone fans, Ductwork, and Screw Conveyors

Roaster vent ductwork with Slide Damper

Typical Scott-Moeller Rolfes Pulse-Jet Fabric Filter under study

Representative projects completed by TPEC's staff are summarized below:

ISP Minerals, Inc., Blue Ridge Summit, PA

Designed a dust collection system for ISP Minerals, Inc. in Blue Ridge Summit, Pennsylvania. The scope of work included evaluation of an existing baghouse and dust collection ductwork as well as design of a new dust collection system. The new dust collection system included a state-of-the-art baghouse, with a design loading rate of 14,000 lbs./hr. at an air flow rate of 40,000 CFM, to handle dust generated from rock crushing operations.

Rhone-Poulenc, Inc., Lakewood, NJ

Designed a dust collection and ventilation system to meet air quality code requirements for Rhone-Poulenc's Lakewood, New Jersey processing facility. The new air pollution control system included a baghouse, an I.D. fan, exhaust stack, an HVAC system, and electrical and instrumentation controls.

Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Conducted Industrial Hygiene Monitoring for noise, illumination, and air quality parameters such as carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, humidity, and temperature.

Sun Valley Products, Fargo, ND

Conducted a ventilation system evaluation for a sunflower seed roasting plant including ventilation system design, equipment selection and operation and maintenance.

Embassy of Kuwait, Washington D.C.

Conducted an indoor air quality and HVAC system evaluation including temperature and relative humidity, carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide, airborne particulate and microbial contamination.

Jo Mar, Pleasantville, NJ

Provided air quality permitting services including emissions inventory survey and evaluation and preparing permit application.

York-Grantley Plant, York, PA

Conducted a Title V Operating Permit compliance review, baseline assessment of visible and malodorous emissions and employee training.

Domino Sugar, Chalmettee, LA

Managed Title V air permitting which included information review, review of emissions inventory and operating scenarios, control technology assessment, monitoring program development, evaluation of compliance strategy, schedule, and development of a draft permit application.

ARMA Textile Printers, Newburg, NY

Prepared a NOx RACT/Title V Assessment.

Air Products & Chemicals, Inc., Kearney, NJ

Managed Title V air permitting for a landfill gas recovery system.

United States Army Garrison, Fort Monmouth, NJ

Prepared an Air Emission Statement for the United States Army Garrison, Fort Monmouth, New Jersey. The scope of work included approximately 400 boilers, 30 emergency generators, 60 aboveground storage tanks, 200 underground storage tanks, 3 fuel dispensing stations, 1 paint spray booth, wood working operations, landfill operations, research laboratory, 2 incinerators, and printing operations.

Heraeus Precious Metal Resources, Inc., Newark, NJ

Managed development of emissions test protocols for four incinerators. Provided oversight during emissions tests, prepared the emissions report, and prepared the revised operating permit.

The Trane Company, Trenton, NJ

Prepared a VOC RACT report which included review of EPA RACT/BACT/LAER Clearinghouse and Control Techniques Guidelines (CTG).

Connaught Laboratories, Inc., Swiftwater, PA

Prepared a hazardous air pollutant emissions inventory as part of their Title V air permitting effort.

Custom Chemicals, Elmwood Park, NJ

Prepared an air emissions inventory and non-reactive air permitting.

Pennsylvania Power & Light, Philadelphia, PA

Prepared an air compliance audit at the former Scott Paper facility in Chester, Pennsylvania.

Maidenform, Inc., Bayonne, NJ

Prepared an air compliance inventory.

Westinghouse Nuclear Reactor Division, West Mifflin, PA

Conducted PCB sampling using polyurethane foam samplers as part of a RCRA facilities investigation at two inactive landfills.

Glen-Gery Corporation, South Somersville, NJ

Managed development of an air emissions inventory and preparation of the air permit at the Jersey Shale Plant.

Waste Management, Bordentown, NJ

Developed NOx RACT plan for gas turbines at Parklands facility.

Johnson & Johnson, New Brunswick, NJ

Completed an Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Assessment in a high-rise building. IAQ included initial walkthrough and investigation, potential problem identification, air monitoring for organics and inorganics using colorimetric tubes, passive bubblers, biotesters, high and low-flow air samplers, and pychrometers. IAQ also included a report with executive summary.

Medical Center of Delaware, New Castle, DE

Remediation of the entire floor of the contaminated building, including HVAC system, from uncertain source. Project included initial site and system evaluation, complaint survey preparation and review, media relations and management, initial air testing and wipe sampling, identification of contaminant, abatement design, remedial oversight, and final air and wipe testing.

Revlon, NJ

IAQ survey to determine cause of eye irritations and other symptoms in offices adjacent to production factory. Project included interviews with affected employees, site study and evaluation, air monitoring for organic contaminants using charcoal tubes, final report and recommendations.

Arm & Hammer, NJ

Air assessment in meat freezers using biotesters for mold and bacteria.

Nathan's Famous, New York City, NY

Conducted sampling in high-rise buildings for airborne fibers according to the NIOSH 7400 Method. Inspected, using AHERA-accredited inspectors, source and condition of airborne asbestos fibers.

Twelve Monkeys Productions, Inc.

Provided air monitoring services, according to OSHA regulations, during an enclosed-space scene (in a manhole) which required continuous measurement of oxygen and methane gas concentrations. Allowed for movie scenes to be filmed safely and according to scheduling requirements.