Mist eliminators: guardians of the sulphuric acid plant's fabric, performance and economics


Sulphur (206): 22-24, 26, 28-30, 32-36


Sulphuric acid mist is formed at various different points in sulphuric acid plants. Unchecked, it is carried through the rest of the plant in the gas stream, representing a corrosive menace inside the plant and an environmental menace outside it. Several different devices have been used in the past to control it.