40 CFR Appendix Table 1 to Subpart ZZZZZ of Part 63, Performance Test Requirements for New and Existing Affected Sources Classified as Large Foundries
As required in § 63.10898(c) and (h), you must conduct performance tests according to the test methods and procedures in the following table:
|For. . .||You must. . .||According to the following
requirements. . .
|1. Each metal melting furnace subject to a PM or total metal HAP limit in
||a. Select sampling port locations and the number of traverse points in each stack or duct using EPA Method 1 or 1A (
b. Determine volumetric flow rate of the stack gas using Method 2, 2A, 2C, 2D, 2F, or 2G (
c. Determine dry molecular weight of the stack gas using EPA Method 3, 3A, or 3B (
d. Measure moisture content of the stack gas using EPA Method 4 (
e. Determine PM concentration using EPA Method 5, 5B, 5D, 5F, or 5I, as applicable or total metal HAP concentration using EPA Method 29 (
|Sampling sites must be located at the outlet of the control device (or at the outlet of the emissions source if no control device is present) prior to any releases to the atmosphere.
i. Collect a minimum sample volume of 60 dscf of gas during each PM sampling run. The PM concentration is determined using only the front-half (probe rinse and filter) of the PM catch.
ii. For Method 29, only the measured concentration of the listed metal HAP analytes that are present at concentrations exceeding one-half the quantification limit of the analytical method are to be used in the sum. If any of the analytes are not detected or are detected at concentrations less than one-half the quantification limit of the analytical method, the concentration of those analytes is assumed to be zero for the purposes of calculating the total metal HAP.
|iii. A minimum of three valid test runs are needed to comprise a PM or total metal HAP performance test.|
|iv. For cupola metal melting furnaces, sample PM or total metal HAP only during times when the cupola is on blast.|
|v. For electric arc and electric induction metal melting furnaces, sample PM or total metal HAP only during normal melt production conditions, which may include, but are not limited to the following operations: Charging, melting, alloying, refining, slagging, and tapping.|
|vi. Determine and record the total combined weight of tons of metal charged during the duration of each test run. You must compute the process-weighted mass emissions of PM according to Equation 1 of
|2. Fugitive emissions from buildings or structures housing any iron and steel foundry emissions sources subject to opacity limit in
||a. Using a certified observer, conduct each opacity test according to EPA Method 9 (
||i. The certified observer may identify a limited number of openings or vents that appear to have the highest opacities and perform opacity observations on the identified openings or vents in lieu of performing observations for each opening or vent from the building or structure. Alternatively, a single opacity observation for the entire building or structure may be performed, if the fugitive release points afford such an observation.|
|ii. During testing intervals when PM or total metal HAP performance tests, if applicable, are being conducted, conduct the opacity test such that the opacity observations are recorded during the PM or total metal HAP performance tests.|
|b. As alternative to Method 9 performance test, conduct visible emissions test by Method 22 (
||i. The observer may identify a limited number of openings or vents that appear to have the highest visible emissions and perform observations on the identified openings or vents in lieu of performing observations for each opening or vent from the building or structure. Alternatively, a single observation for the entire building or structure may be performed, if the fugitive release points afford such an observation.
ii. During testing intervals when PM or total metal HAP performance tests, if applicable, are being conducted, conduct the visible emissions test such that the observations are recorded during the PM or total metal HAP performance tests.
1 You may also use as an alternative to EPA Method 3B ( 40 CFR part 60, appendix A), the manual method for measuring the oxygen, carbon dioxide, and carbon monoxide content of exhaust gas, ANSI/ASME PTC 19.10-1981, “Flue and Exhaust Gas Analyses” (incorporated by reference - see § 63.14).