wet scrubber


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wet scrubber

[′wet ′skrəb·ər]
(engineering)
A device designed to clean a gas stream by bringing it into contact with a liquid.
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At the initial site visit, AFS Corporate Member Schust Engineering (Auburn, Indiana) was called to help replace an older wet scrubber dust collection system that was showing its age.
neither wet scrubber, stack chimney or cover has not been installed, nor is any other engineering solution used.
The ministry had made the industrial sector install air pollution control devices (Dry Scrubber) where the devices were installed by 19 units, Wet Scrubber installed by 226 units whereas 23 units were under the process of installation of Dry Scrubber.
A Candovent ventilation system specific to Galvatek is powered by a wet scrubber and ventilation fan.
"My firm believe is that the dry technology will offer an attractive alternative to existing wet scrubber solutions," Director Kjell Weppling from Nordkalk quoted as saying last week.
Dry scrubber use dry chemical and wet scrubber use water as a scrubbing medium.
As such, to improve the efficiency, it is necessary to control mercury reemission from WFGD slurry to prevent from reducing the cobenefit of wet scrubber mercury removal.
A Public Health Wales spokesman said: "On the advice of the outbreak control team, a second company in the Rhymney Valley shut down a wet scrubber as a precaution on the evening of 11 September.
Its design uses energy-efficient microwave plasma in a controlled chemical environment and an integrated wet scrubber to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by as much as 95% over a wide range of total flow rates and PFC concentrations.
Conditioners are to be dedusted via wet scrubber by fan, and dust is to be separated by wet process in scrubbers using a water spray, than it is to be taken back to the conditioners as a rare slurry (Hadziahmetovic, 2008).
This innovative "wet scrubber" sends a solution of alum--aluminum sulfate and water--cascading down a series of wooden slats, grabbing ammonia, dust, and pathogens as it falls.