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sparging

[′spärj·iŋ]
(chemical engineering)
The process of forcing air through water to remove undesirable gases.
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3 liters of inert gas per liter of wine to improve sparging efficiency.
Sparging increases the rate of agitation in the tank, with sintered stainless steel plates or rods (called sparging elements) purging the water on a continuous basis.
A Brown RA, Performance of air sparging systems: a review of case studies.
m], which results from vigorous mixing and sparging within the vessel, is consistent with the mass transfer of water between the gas and liquid phases being fast compared with the reaction kinetics.
DMHg concentrations were calculated by dividing the number of picograms of DMHg on each trap by the volume of water sampled, then blank correcting (subtracting the residual Hg level determined by sparging Hg-free water).
As nonscientists, risk managers can benefit from learning about the terms associated with these technologies, as well as the basic science behind some of the most commonly used remediation techniques, including ground water stripping, soil vapor extraction (SVE), air sparging, biosparging, bioventing, chemical oxidation and bioremediation.
In the past, conventional treatments such as pump and treat and air sparging have been the technologies of choice for cleaning up groundwater contaminated with chlorinated solvent.
The uniform porosity and pore size of porous metal products can establish consistent performance when used in applications such as diffusion, sound attenuation, venting, wicking, flow control, sparging (air/liquid contacting), flame arresting, filtration, and separation.
On the other hand, microbubble sparging is turning out to be an effective alternative for improving the transfer of oxygen in several fermentation studies.
Underwater air sparging ensures that even the most stubborn contaminants are removed.
The company says typical applications include nebulizer gas, chemical and solvent evaporation, instrument purge and supply, evaporative light-scattering detector use, and sparging.