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    Describe the differences between Vitrification and Thermal Adsorption. Under what circumstances might you use each technology? Also, identify the pros and cons of each technology.

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    OK...first I must presume you mean thermal desorption as thermal "adsorption" is not a treatment process I have ever heard of.

    You might choose this if you have organic contaminants of a nature that volatilize and thus presumes the site is treatable and reclaimable. The site is heated and inert gas is used to entrain and remove volatile fractions. This type of ...

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