exhaust gas scrubbing News

  • NOx Scrubbing Technology Breakthrough

    Pacific Rim Design and Development is proud to introduce a technology breakthrough in the treatment and safe elimination of problematic nitric oxide (NO) and nitrogen dioxide (NO2 ).  There are six forms of nitrogen oxide (NOx); the drawings to the right show the two most problematic forms.  These two are of particular interest because they are identified as atmospheric ...


    By Know-NOx

  • Mercury Removal from Exhaust Stacks and Process Gas is a Shifting Billion Dollar/yr. Market

    New technologies, geographies and regulations are creating an ever changing market for mercury removal from exhaust stacks and process gases. This is the conclusion of the McIlvaine Company in N056 Mercury Air Reduction Market. The largest application is coal-fired boilers. Natural gas purification, sewage sludge incinerators, waste-to-energy plants and other facilities are significant ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Solar Shortfall Plugged by Gas and Tomatoes

    Much of Europe including the United Kingdom, France and Ireland will be plunged into darkness on Friday as a solar eclipse occurs. This rare phenomenon will pose significant challenges to Europe’s power generation network. As the moon obscures the sun’s rays from hitting the earth, this will also reduce the light available to solar panels by a significant amount. The ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Equipment highlight: water recycling facility turning human solid waste into natural profitable gas

    A San Antonio water recycling facility is the first plant of its kind to turn methane gas from human solid waste into clean burning natural gas for profit. What gas was once being burned off using a standard flare is now turned into useful energy and being sold on the open market.   They do this with customized air pollution control equipment from Catalytic Products International. The ...

  • Four steps for occupational safety - BUCHI presents the new Scrubber K-415

    Highlights of the new Scrubber: Easy and safe handling ECO models reduce water consumption Broad range of applications due to the four cleaning steps Increased flexibility with adjustable suctioning Poisonous fumes can enter the body through the lungs and lead to chemical burns. Therefore, the removal of such fumes by exhaust and ...


    By BÜCHI Labortechnik AG

  • New Discharge Monitor Ready for the January 2015 ECA Compliance

    The TD-5100 helps protect the environment from unwanted high levels of contamination in exhaust gas scrubber wash water discharge. Marine Exhaust Gas Scrubbing systems for Heavy Fuel Oil burning ships are becoming main stream with various configurations including open loop, closed loop and hybrid systems. Oxides of Sulfur and Nitrogen along with particulates and unburned hydrocarbons are removed ...

  • EPA expects to revise rules for wastewater discharges from power plants

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to revise the existing standards for water discharges from coal-fired power plants to reduce pollution and better protect America’s water. Wastewater discharged from coal ash ponds, air pollution control equipment, and other equipment at power plants can contaminate drinking water sources, cause fish and other wildlife to die and create other ...

  • Repeat order for proven Wärtsilä emissions control products

    Wärtsilä Corporation, Press release, 25 January 2013 at 8 am EET  Wärtsilä chosen to fit Exhaust Gas Cleaning system and Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology. Wärtsilä, the marine industry's leading ...


  • Complex issues with incinerating liquid and gaseous residues

    Production processes in the chem-ical and pharmaceutical industries give rise to gaseous and liquid residues that are preferably disposed of in decentralized incinerators. Most of these residues are highly caloric gases and solutions containing high concentrations of organic substances. The complexity of these often toxic substances requires the use of special equipment for the incineration ...

  • Introducing the TD-5100 ECA – Scrubber Wash Water Overboard Discharge Monitor from Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments

    Marine Exhaust Gas Scrubbing systems for Heavy Fuel Oil burning ships are becoming main stream with various configurations including open loop, closed loop and hybrid systems. Oxides of Sulfur and Nitrogen along with particulates and unburned hydrocarbons are removed into the very high volumes of wash water sprayed into the exhaust scrubber system. The wash water can be a combination of seawater ...

  • DAS Achieves World’s First Point-of-Use Abatement of Harmful Gases in Wet Bench Semiconductor Processes

    SALIX scrubber system proven fully effective in six-month evaluation, reduces cost and footprint; DAS names Technica new service partner Responding with a breakthrough approach to a major semiconductor customer request, DAS Environmental Expert GmbH of Dresden, Germany, developed and installed SALIX – the world’s first and only commercially available point-of-use system for removing ...

  • ERG helps Crown Pet Foods deliver improvements in odour emissions

    ERG (Air Pollution Control) Ltd announces the successful installation of a new odour control plant at Crown Pet Foods as part of a £1m plus investment in upgraded odour control at their Castle Cary, Somerset, factory.Crown Pet Foods, who are owned by the global group Royal Canin, completed a new state-of-the-art pet food production facility at Castle Cary in late 2007. Although the facility ...

  • Eco Power Solutions Tour Demonstrates Capabilities of COMPLY 2000™ Technology to Remove Coal Emissions

    Eco Power Solutions, the leading provider of advanced multi-pollutant emissions control systems, demonstrated the success of its COMPLY 2000 technology during a Coal-Gen tour of its Technology Center on Tuesday, August 14. The Center's coal unit removed nearly 100 percent of NOx and SOx emissions during the two-hour tour. Eco Power Solutions hosted a group of industry executives at its Technology ...


  • Eco Power Solutions Conducts Tours of its Louisville Technology Center During 2012 Coal-Gen Conference

     Eco Power Solutions, the leading provider of advanced multi-pollutant emissions control systems, is offering tours of its Technology Center on Wednesday, August 15th, as part of the 2012 Coal-Gen Conference (August 15-17, 2012). Opened in 2010, the Technology Center in Louisville gives visitors the chance to see the COMPLY 2000™, theworld's most ...


  • GL exchange forum: scrubber technology

    Pressure on the shipping industry to reduce the air emissions from vessels grows day by day. Regulations to more strictly limit the sulphur content in marine fuel are in place and set to tighten over the coming year. Exhaust gas scrubbers are one solution for vessels to meet such limits over the coming years and to discuss the use of this technology Germanischer Lloyd (GL) recently held an ...


  • Combined Heat and Power in Ireland

    The cogeneration of electricity and heat is referred to as combined heat and power (CHP). CHP is highly fuel efficient as over 90% of the energy contained within the fuel can be converted into useful power. A consumer of electricity and heat normally has two main choices for their power needs. Their first option is to buy the ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • CSL and ECOSPEC Forge Alliance to Reduce Great Lakes Emission Using CSNOx

    MONTREAL - Canada Steamship Lines (CSL), in a continuing bid to advance its industry-leading position in environmental stewardship, has signed a Letter of Intent with ECOSPEC Marine Technology wherein both parties will work together to develop and install CSNOx technology within the CSL fleet, thus bringing revolutionary ecological technology to the Great Lakes in its ongoing search for ...

  • Dominion Virginia Power Places New Emissions Controls Into Operation at Chesterfield Power Station

    Dominion Virginia Power, a subsidiary of Dominion (NYSE: D), dedicated a new pollution control system Thursday at its Chesterfield Power Station south of Richmond that will further clean Virginia's air. The system – formally known as "flue gas desulfurization," but informally as a "scrubber" –removes more than 95 percent of sulfur ...


    By Dominion

  • GF Piping Systems Presents Non-Corroding and Environmentally Friendly Solutions

    GF Piping Systems’ plastic piping provides better efficiency and lower weight compared to traditional piping materials. Thermoplastic plastic piping represents an environmental friendly solution thanks to a carbon footprint that is 5 times lower than metal. Applications such as Inert Gas Cleaning (Scrubbing), Advanced Water Treatment, Ballast Water Management, Laundries supply and drainage, ...


    By GF Piping Systems

  • EU meets most international air pollutant emissions limits, further cuts possible

    Many air pollutant emissions are below internationally agreed limits, except nitrogen oxides, according to a European Environment Agency report released today. Emissions of three air pollutants, including fine particulate matter, are only slightly above targets to be met in 2020. Nitrogen oxides (NOx) are mainly caused by traffic, although this pollutant is also emitted by industrial ...

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