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Controlling PM and Acid Gas Mist in Industrial Plants with Wet ESP

Amec Foster Wheeler, AFW, Webinar, Free



Saturated flue gas streams from a broad array of industrial processes contain fine particulates and condensed aerosols which can form sulfuric acid mist, PM2.5 and other  sub-micron particles in the atmosphere that are regulated by local and federal agencies. Additionally, aerosols and fumes often found in these gas streams pose opacity and plume issues and can present “good-neighbor” obstacles.

Wet Electrostatic Precipitator (Wet ESP) technology can cost-effectively remove fine particulates (PM2.5 into the sub-micron range), aerosols (H2O, H2SO4, condensed organics) and metals (SVM, LVM, particulate Hg) from saturated flue gas in industrial applications. These may include hazardous & medical waste incinerators, ore roasting, metals refining, power boilers and sulfuric acid plants to name a few. In this informative webinar, Aaron Benedict, Proposal Manager for Amec Foster Wheeler, will review the value and dos-and don’ts for applying wet ESPs to a broad spectrum of industries.

Topics presented in the webinar will include:

  • The role of wet ESPs as both key process components and emissions control devices

  • Wet ESP vs Dry ESP

  • Typical flue gas trains with wet ESPs

  • Types of Wet ESP technology (horizontal/vertical, plate designs, cleaning mechanisms)

  • Selecting from a wide range of Wet ESP materials of construction

  • Wet ESP water and effluent disposal options

In addition, Wet ESP case studies for two industrial installations and one utility installation will be discussed.

Attendees can ask questions which will be covered during the Q&A session of the webinar.

This webinar can help you make informed decisions about when and where to apply wet ESPs. Register today to secure your spot in this free webinar!



Aaron Benedict | Director, Commercial Operations | Amec Foster Wheeler 

AFW, Amec Foster Wheeler, Aaron Benedict

Aaron Benedict is Director of Commercial Operations for the Amec Foster Wheeler’s Environmental Systems group. He is responsible for commercial operations of Amec Foster Wheeler’s air pollution control equipment including proposal compilation, pricing and contract negotiation.  His past experience includes Product Management for the Electrostatic Precipitator product line.


Michael Hoydick | Director, Process & Product Development | Amec Foster Wheeler 

Mike Hoydick is Director of Process & Product Development for the Amec Foster Wheeler Environmental Systems group. He is responsible for product sizing and performance of Amec Foster Wheeler’s air pollution control equipment.  His past experience includes Product Management for the Wet Flue Gas Desulfurization product line.




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