A Review of the Scrubber as a Tool for the Control of flue Gas Emissions in a Combustion System


  •   N. Harry-Ngei

  •   I. Ubong

  •   P. N. Ede


This paper focuses on the description, function and working principles of the wet gas scrubber required to control air pollution emissions from a combustion system of a boiler. Important points to note in the selection and operation of the scrubber as well as the different types of scrubbers commonly deployed in the industries to cut down on emissions were addressed. A comprehensive reviews of the removal mechanisms and schemes of the scrubber were reported for various research on the subject. The packed tower scrubber, however, was recommended because of varying advantages and ease of operations.

Keywords: Scrubber, Gas Emission, Combustion, Environmental Pollution


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Harry-Ngei, N., Ubong, I. and Ede, P. 2019. A Review of the Scrubber as a Tool for the Control of flue Gas Emissions in a Combustion System. European Journal of Engineering Research and Science. 4, 11 (Nov. 2019), 1-4. DOI:https://doi.org/10.24018/ejers.2019.4.11.1561.