Activated Alumina’s Role in Compressed Air

Feb 15, 2024

Ensuring the quality and efficiency of compressed air systems is paramount in manufacturing and industrial processes. Compressed air demands meticulous attention in safeguarding it from the detrimental effects of moisture. This is where compressed air drying steps in—a crucial process in eliminating moisture and humidity from compressed air lines to guarantee the delivery of dry, […]

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Removing H2S from CO2 Streams

Jan 05, 2024

Removing hydrogen sulfide(H2S) from carbon dioxide (CO2) streams is vital in biogas production, natural gas processing, and carbon capture and storage applications. H2S is a toxic and corrosive gas. Its removal from CO2 streams is necessary to conform to pipeline injection standards and purity limits for CO2 usage. Environmental and safety factors also play a […]

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Is Silica Gel Polar?

Nov 09, 2023 ,

Silica gel is a household name commonly found in our daily lives as small packets within shoeboxes, electronics, or food packaging like vitamin bottles and beef jerky bags. These packets are also used to keep dry the rapid COVID tests you purchase at the drugstore. Silica gel is not only helpful in keeping consumer goods […]

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Activated Alumina’s Role in Plastic Fluorination

Oct 11, 2023

Before detailing the process of plastic fluorination, it is important to distinguish between fluorine and fluoride. Fluorine is a chemical element, the lightest halogen, and exists at standard conditions as a toxic, pale yellow diatomic gas. On the other hand, fluoride is a mineral that naturally occurs in foods and water and helps prevent tooth […]

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VAV 101 – The Vacuum Adsorption Vessel

Mar 01, 2023

The Interra Global Vacuum Adsorption Vessel, or VAV, is a mobile bulk media vessel designed for H2S removal with FerroSorp H2S removal media. Units are portable and can be placed directly on dirt or gravel at a site. Deployment is rapid, and using a VAV is as easy as plug-and-play. VAVs are designed for gas to flow evenly through the entire bed and fully utilize the media.

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How Do You Remove H2S From Biogas?

Feb 11, 2021

The gaseous compound, hydrogen sulfide (written as H2S), is a hazardous byproduct of many biological and industrial processes including the creation of biogas. It’s usually critical to separate the H2S gas from desirable or less hazardous gasses before they can be further refined. This is not, however, a simple matter. Fortunately, modern techniques are making […]

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What is Biogas?

Jan 20, 2021

Biogas is a type of biofuel produced during the bacterial breakdown of organic matter, such as livestock manure, agricultural and industrial waste, inedible food waste, and wastewater. Although the breakdown can occur naturally, biogas is produced ideally in a controlled environment, called a digester. This digester maintains an optimal temperature and an oxygen-free environment for […]

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Turning Cow Manure Into a Renewable Source of Energy

Jan 07, 2021

It’s well known that cows produce a lot of manure – so much so that our language contains more than a few cow-waste-related phrases for use among informal company.  What’s less obvious than the manure itself is the large quantity of methane that comes along with it. Methane is a highly potent contributor to the […]

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