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Title: Method for the removal of elemental mercury from a gas stream

Abstract

A method is provided to remove elemental mercury from a gas stream by reacting the gas stream with an oxidizing solution to convert the elemental mercury to soluble mercury compounds. Other constituents are also oxidized. The gas stream is then passed through a wet scrubber to remove the mercuric compounds and oxidized constituents. 7 figs.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Univ. of Chicago, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
350309
Patent Number(s):
5900042
Application Number:
PAN: 8-912,582
Assignee:
Dept. of Energy, Washington, DC (United States)
DOE Contract Number:  
W-31109-ENG-38
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 4 May 1999
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; GASES; DEMETALLIZATION; MERCURY; REMOVAL; OXIDATION; SCRUBBERS; MERCURY COMPOUNDS; AIR POLLUTION CONTROL

Citation Formats

Mendelsohn, M H, and Huang, H S. Method for the removal of elemental mercury from a gas stream. United States: N. p., 1999. Web.
Mendelsohn, M H, & Huang, H S. Method for the removal of elemental mercury from a gas stream. United States.
Mendelsohn, M H, and Huang, H S. Tue . "Method for the removal of elemental mercury from a gas stream". United States.
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