Nonmetallic wetted parts handle 98% sulfuric acid, 50% caustic, and up to ½” solids with ease Reprinted from CHEMICAL PROCESSING Packed tower recirculating scrubbers made by Gaylord Foundry Equipment use 98% sulfuric acid and 50% caustic solutions as neutralizing agents in cold box processes to capture amine gases and sulfur dioxide. All components of the […]
Reduces downtime for barrel reconditioner Burbank Drum & Barrel Co., Glena Park, TX, reconditions, grades and resells half-a-million, 55-gal. steel drums per year. The reconditioning and recycling process consists of these steps: grading drums for recycling or crushing, submersion in NaOH stripper for general drum cleaning, water rinse, de-denting, NaOH/steam flush, dry/siphon station, H•SO— power
Reprinted from Pollution Equipment News The management philosophy behind the quality reputation of packed tower recirculatory scrubbers manufactured by Gaylord Foundry Equipment, Inc. of Independence, Missouri combines the Truman “the buck stops here” doctrine with the Gaylord belief that “building it better isn’t an option, it’s the way we do it.” This explains why, despite
Reprinted from INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE & PLANT OPERATION Caustics and acids no longer cause maintenance shutdowns Entergy Corp. is a large investor-owned utility headquartered in New Orleans and serving customers in Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas. As part of a cost-reduction and profitability program, management began a planned program of reducing maintenance costs through equipment upgrades.
Reprinted from CHEMICAL ENGINEERING Submerged in acidic wastewater for years, these polypropylene pumps are still thriving When estimating the potential life of severe-service process pumps, design engineers often think in terms of years, not decades. Back in 1977, Dyno Nobel (Carthage, Mo.) — owner of the last remaining dynamite plant in North America — selected