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Wet air scrubbers: types and operating principles

A wet scrubber is an air treatment filter for purification from mechanical pollutants. Two main types of air pollution control equipment are used to solve the problems of air treatment from dust and gas emissions of industrial enterprise – dry or wet scrubbers for capturing and removing solid particulate pollutants.  Dry scrubber systems of inertial,...

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What are better scrubbers or low-sulfur fuels?

It is a well-known fact that the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) confirmed that the sulfur content in marine fuel should be at least 0.5% by January 1, 2020. Thus, shipowners have two options: to install air treatment devices on their ships or use fuel with low sulfur content. So what is better – the...

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Types of pollution control scrubbers

Researchers distinguish three types of wet air scrubbers applied for the removal of particulate pollutants in the chemical industries providing proper air pollution control. The thing is that air treatment devices such as scrubber systems are considered to be essential for chemical process industries. To be more precise, wet scrubbers are devices for air pollution...

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Why it is better to use wet air scrubbers

Wet scrubber systems are devices that provide air pollution control by taking away the dust particulate pollutants and polluted gases from industrial exhaust systems. The thing is that nowadays air pollution is regarded as the main problem on the planet resulting in the appearance of severe threats and diseases.  Thus, wet air scrubbers are considered...

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Industrial scrubber systems: a short overview

A high level of air pollution causes an urgent need for the reduction of dangerous pollutants and proper control. This is the reason why most companies tend to install air treatment devices based on air pollution control technologies, for example, scrubbers to meet all the requirements. Even though numerous available options are distinguished, wet scrubbers...

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Scrubber systems overcome new challenges

Previously, most ship vehicles have used low-cost high-sulfur heavy fuel oil that is considered to be highly toxic when burned and difficult to treat when spilled, therefore, mounting evidence of ship emissions demonstrated the necessity to perform air pollution control in the industry. Nevertheless, this type of fuel continues to be still used leading to...

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High-quality gas treatment with industrial scrubber systems

Air treatment as well as air pollution control play a crucial role in industrial enterprises. To solve the problem of a polluted environment, special air treatment devices for polluted gas media – scrubbers are used. Scrubber systems demonstrate high efficiency and find wide application among gas treatment systems. An industrial wet scrubber is a device...

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Wet air scrubbers against exhaust emissions

Air pollution is considered to be a major modern problem that is caused by motorized and factory activities. Therefore, increased pollutants lead to climate change and the greenhouse effect that is why it is highly recommended to perform air pollution control. The solution is the application of wet air scrubbers on a motor vehicle and...

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Maritime application of wet air scrubbers

The beginning of 2020 has presented new stricter air pollution control regulations on emissions in the shipping and maritime industries. Therefore, shipowners continue searching for the most flexible air treatment devices that will comply with new global rules. Scrubbers are considered to be the most useful tools provided for air pollution control in various industries,...

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The safe industrial process provided by air treatment equipment

A wide range of modern air treatment materials and equipment for removing harmful vapors, gases, and dust from industrial premises allows choosing an individual technical treatment quality solution for each specific enterprise. Almost all industries apply systems of dust and gas air treatment designed to take away and neutralize the air of industrial premises, as...