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spray tower

[′sprā ‚tau̇·ər]
(chemical engineering)
A vertical column, at the top of which is a liquid spray device; used to contact liquids with gas streams for absorption, humidification, or drying.
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(2) Open spray tower type that sprays absorbent (limestone slurry) downward from upper side of compact flue gas scrubbing tower to absorb harmful SOx efficiently.
Deposition and bioassay of insecticides applied by leaf dip and spray tower against Bemisia argentifolii nymphs (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae).
The result: Heat volume of about 7,000 MWh (23885 MMBtu) a year that can be used as waste heat in the spray tower for a production period of about 20 hours a day and 330 production days.
Valmont Industries also provides an electric drive spray tower pivot system and features computerized water distribution, rubber-tired mobility and corrosion protection.
The company's first spray tower was installed in the late 1970s in Spencer, WI, followed by a second dryer at the same site in the late 1980s.
Once the flue gas has passed through the fabric filter bag-house, it enters a spray tower where a General Electric Environmental Services Inc.
Indeed, many types of scrubbers do exist on the market ranging from spray towers over packed columns and venturis to even dry scrubbers.