Air Pollution Monitoring & Control at Foundry Clusters in Belgaum-A Case Study

Anil J.Sathe V.G Mutalik Desai, V.R.Chate Siddu Hosamani


Foundry in Belgaum is the only relatively modern. A foundry is a casting manufacturing system. Casting is the process of forming objects by pouring liquid metal into prepared mould and allowing the melt to solidify. The foundry operations generate different kinds of air pollution, depending upon the kinds of furnace in use and the kinds of energy inputs that they use.The present study indicates the air pollution concentration of foundry clusters area of Belgaum city divided in three zones and the concentration of different air pollutants such as Sulphur dioxide (SO2), Nitrogen dioxide (NO2), Ammonia (NH3), Particulate Matter 10 (PM10) and Particulate Matter 2.5 (PM2.5) are analyzed. Monitoring locations were divided in three zones Udyambag, Angol, Machhe sampling was done for 24 hours duration. The samples were collected during the month of January February, March and April 2014.

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