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Wet Scrubber Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory implements a thorough list of wet scrubbers manufacturers and suppliers. Utilize our listing to examine and sort top wet scrubbers manufacturers with previews of ads and detailed descriptions of each product. Any wet scrubbers company can design, engineer, and manufacture wet scrubbers to meet your companies specific qualifications. An easy connection to reach wet scrubbers companies through our fast request for quote form is provided on our website. The company information includes website links, company profile, locations, phone, product videos and product information. Customer reviews are available and product specific news articles. This source is right for you whether it's for a manufacturer of wet scrubbers and fume scrubbers.

Leading Companies:

  • Milwaukee, WI 800-488-0230

    Anguil Environmental provides highly-engineered, environmental equipment and service solutions that help clients solve complex industrial air pollution control and wastewater treatment challenges across the globe. Anguil air pollution control systems include thermal and catalytic oxidation technologies for compliance with VOC, HAP and odor regulations.

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  • De Pere, WI 920-336-5715

    Dürr Megtec provides customized systems for: regulatory compliance; improvement in working environment and in neighbor relations by reducing odor from industrial processes and helping to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and process energy management.

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  • Parsippany, NJ 973-947-8787

    For over 60 years CR CAG is a global leader in the design/engineering of air pollution control systems. Our capabilities include jet venturi fume scrubbers, high energy venturis, packed bed wet scrubbers, spray towers, carbon bed filters and more. We design to 99.9999% removal or any other amount, with zero plume and can fabricate in all materials. Whether your industry is chemical processing, waste recycling, textile, medical, food & beverage, aerospace, or agricultural, we have the expertise.

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  • Houston, TX 832-730-1209

    Pollution Systems designs, manufactures and installs highly reliable industrial air pollution control equipment. We offer Thermal Oxidizers, Catalytic Oxidizers, Regenerative Thermal Oxidizers, Direct Fired Oxidizers, Enclosed Flares, Gas Scrubbers, Particulate Scrubbers, Rotor Concentrators and Heat Recovery Systems. On-site services through our dedicated service company include equipment maintenance and repairs, inspections, media replacement, equipment commissioning and turnkey projects.

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  • Kennesaw, GA 770-429-5575

    LDX Solutions designs state-of-the-art clean air solutions with a complete line of Dustex® and Geoenergy® Air Pollution Control (APC) technologies. These APC systems control heavy metals, non-condensable & acid gases, VOCs (volatile organic compounds), HAPs (hazardous air pollutants), and PM (particulate matter) utilizing: fabric filter dust collectors, wet ESPs, RTOs, circulating dry scrubbers (CDS), ACI & DSI systems, air-to-air heat exchangers, cyclones & multi-clones, SCRs/SNCRs.

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Wet Scrubbers Industry Information

Wet Scrubbers

For removal and elimination of pollutants from an air stream, manufacturers and industrial operators have many types of air pollution control at their disposal. One such control is a type of air scrubber, called a wet scrubber. Wet scrubbers reduce or eliminate pollutants by dissolving or absorbing them in a liquid solution. They can remove both particulates and gaseous impurities, but these require different absorption techniques or chemical reactions, so, to achieve optimal operating conditions, wet scrubbers are usually configured for the cleanup of either one or the other. The correct configuration ensures removal efficiency rates up to 95%.

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Applications of Wet Scrubbers

Wet scrubbers are often used in applications like paper and pulp, steelworks, fertilizing, energy and power generation, construction, manufacturing, and propane and natural-gas related processes. Processes and environments like these rampantly produce dangerous impurities like solvent fumes, hydrocarbon, volatile organic compounds (VOCs), and hazardous air pollutants (HAPs). Such air impurities can wreak havoc on both the environment and human health.

For example, they can cause the rise of carbon emissions and the occurrence of acid rain, smog, and overall climate change, as well as both mild and severe allergies, asthma, and a host of health problems that may not emerge until later in life. Because of the seriousness of the potential problems caused by industrial air pollution, government and private agencies alike have enacted air purity requirements and recommend or require the use of emission control systems like wet scrubbers.

Wet Scrubber Design and Customization

Once upon a time, wet scrubbers consistently came in industrial, permanently-mounted designs. Now, they are more commonly constructed as relatively small devices that range from semi-portable to mobilized. This design allows them to clean localized areas more quickly and easily. The basic configurations of all wet scrubbers are fairly similar. They consist of duct work and a fan or pump system, a collection area or chamber, and another pump.

To increase efficiency, extra filters may be added both before and after scrubbing. Pre-filters are also used to boost efficiency. They work by gathering larger pollutants so that the scrubber can devote more attention to smaller particles. To enhance efficiency even more, final filters may be used at a wet scrubber’s exhaust end. In the same way that a solution may be reused, scrubbed air can be returned to circulation within the machine. However, it is generally just cast into the atmosphere instead.

How Wet Scrubbers Work

The duct work and fan or pump system draws in or pushes polluted air or gas toward the collection area or chamber, where it is deposited, then pressurized by the second pump. Depending on the specific contaminant and gas combination, wet scrubbers pressurize and remove pollutants either through a high pressure liquid spray or a pool of scrubbing solution. To put it another way, wet scrubbers remove pollutants by catching them in liquid droplets, collecting the liquid droplets, and then absorbing or dissolving the pollutants in the droplets.

Notable Types of Wet Scrubbers

The two most common wet scrubber types are spray scrubbers and pool scrubbers. Spray scrubbers spray a pressurized cleaning solution into a moving gas/air stream. This attracts heavier particulates, which, in turn, uncouple from the gas and instead stick to the liquid. Used liquid that has been gathered in a chamber is cleaned and put through the system again. Pool scrubbers, on the other hand, force a gas stream through a saturation chamber (or pool) of scrubber solution. Here, the solution collects and binds contaminants as a cleaned air stream passes through. If it is deemed necessary, chemical solutions may be substituted or added in to help destroy or reconfigure harmful pollutants.

In addition, wet scrubbers can be further categorized by pressure drop. Wet scrubbers grouped by this measure fall into one of three categories: low-energy scrubbers, medium-energy scrubbers, and high-energy scrubbers. Low-energy scrubbers have pressure drops of less than five inches of water, while medium-energy scrubbers have pressure drops between five inches and fifteen inches of water, and high-energy scrubbers have pressure drops greater than fifteen inches of water. However, because wet scrubbers tend to function over such a wide range of pressure drops, this form of categorization can be impractical.

Benefits of Using Wet Scrubbers

Wet scrubbers can operate successfully at a variety of temperature points and with numerous moisture contents, which makes it possible for them to decontaminate process streams in many different environments. Wet scrubbers are also popular because they can neutralize corrosive gases, process both gases and particulates, and take up less space. In addition, they do not contain secondary dust sources, so there is no risk of particulates escaping during transport or via a hopper. Because they use water, wet scrubbers also pose a lower risk of fires or explosions.



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