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A Closer Look at the Ducon Limestone Wet FGD System – Part 2

Last month in part 1 of our blog series, we took an in-depth look at the benefits of these two features of the Limestone Wet FGD System: • Integral Sump for Collection and Reaction of Contacted Slurry • Ducon’s Proprietary Dual Fixed Venturi-Rod Decks This month we will take an in-depth look at two more features of the Ducon Limestone…

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What is a Fluid Catalytic Cracking Unit?

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Fluid Catalytic Cracking units are an essential component for petroleum refineries to help process raw crude oil into gasoline. Catalytic cracking allows an oil refinery to produce gasoline with higher octane ratings than other processes such as thermal cracking. Because of the demand for higher octane gasoline and fuel oils in the United States, FCC cyclones for refineries are much…

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A Closer Look at the Ducon Limestone Wet FGD System – Part 1

This blog series takes a closer look at the Ducon Limestone FGD plant, a scrubber tower designed to efficiently remove SO2 and other acid gases from the flue gas piped into the system. One of the goals of this setup is to chemically convert these air pollutants and solid precipitants into commercial quality gypsum, a non-toxic mineral with many uses.…

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5 Uses of Commercial Grade Gypsum Produced from a Limestone Wet FGD System

One of the additional benefits of using the Ducon Limestone FGD plant, besides removing contaminants and reducing air pollution, is the production of commercial grade gypsum which then can be sold to help offset the costs of running the plant. Here are just a few uses of commercial grade gypsum: Soil Additive for Farming Many crops require gypsum to help…

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