MECS~ SULFOX~(TM): When and why to use
GARRETT PALMQUIST;MECS Inc.;
The various technologies available for treating sulphur-containing effluents and the main reasons for selecting a particular technology are briefly discussed. The SULFOXTMtechnology,developed by KVT in the late 1980s and now owned by MECS DuPont is described in detail,especially its application in the treatment of metallurgical off-gases and any H 2 S off gas. The decision factors of caustic scrubbing,SULFOXTMand conventional acid production technologies for treating SO2- and H 2 S-containing effluents are presented and relative total costs are compared by three case studies respectively.