Scrubber for Removing Heavy Metals from Gases
Clean Technology 2008

Scrubber for Removing Heavy Metals from Gases

Z. Shomroni
Yissum Technology Transfer Company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, IL

Keywords:
cleantech, environment, air pollution control, recovery/recycling, scrubbers

Abstract:
Our Innovation: A wet scrubber that removes heavy metals, particularly mercury from flue, combustion and exhaust gases. The wet scrubber holds liquor that contains an oxidizer dissolved in a non-volatile liquid. The oxidizer oxidizes the elemental metal into a salt; and the liquid stabilize the oxidizer.