Calvin R. "Charles" Brunner, P.E., DEE, has over 30 years experience in the field of hazardous and medical waste incineration, including the publication of 12 textbooks on incineration and related subjects, and the presentation of seminars throughout the United States and overseas. Mr. Brunner specializes in incinerator systems technology and other thermal processes for waste treatment and disposal. This includes all types of systems for hazardous waste disposal, medical waste destruction, treatment plant sludges, refuse or trash burning, general industrial waste disposal, volatile organic compounds and institutional waste stream disposal, and contaminated sites.
Many of his books, such as Hazardous Waste Incineration, Incineration Systems Handbook, and Medical Waste Disposal, have become standards of the industry, with world-wide distribution and use. Through his books and computer programs, Mr. Brunner can provide the tools needed to examine their situation. Mr. Brunner's services include: Incinerator design seminars, applications seminars, conceptual design, design reviews, permitting, construction administration, construction management, operator training, operations assistance, design manuals, expert testimony, planning, addressing the public, trouble-shooting, and inspections.
Mr. Brunner has been responsible for the execution of a large number of hazardous waste incineration projects including:
National Environmental Preservation Company, incinerator specialist responsible for preparation of specifications, bid review, and providing permitting and operations assistance for a rotary kiln hazardous waste incinerator facility at the Jubail Industrial Complex in Saudi Arabia
US Army (and SAIC), Maryland, consulting services for the evaluation of the Dunnage Incinerator for the Chemical Demilitarization Facilities including burning contaminated granular carbon and other wastes
ARCO Alaska, preliminary design of a hazardous waste incinerator for the destruction of oil field waste streams from North Slope operations
American Cyanamid, Willow Island, WV, design review of a fluid bed incinerator installation for the disposal of sludge waste including a review of European technology, development and presentation of an extensive RCRA training program for incinerator operators, supervisors and associated personnel
Pfizer, Puerto Rico, design of a rotary kiln incineration facility to dispose hazardous process waste and general plant debris, tasks included development of a comprehensive test program to assist in determining the appropriate incinerator system design; operable since 1983
Great Plains Gasification Associates, Beulah, North Dakota, trouble shooting, design modifications and operator training for a 105 Million Btu/hr incinerator designed for the disposal of salt laden hazardous process wastes
Bofors Nobel, Muskegon, Michigan, process design of a hazardous waste incineration system for destruction of organic contaminated calcium sulfate sludge and hazardous liquid wastes
Trouble shooting for Englehard (Canada) and design of modifications to an existing incinerator for the burning of a cyanide contaminated waste stream