Reliable Mercury Testing Using SilcoNert 2000

August 29 2013 Process Analytical

SilcoNert 2000 mercury testing
The National Energy Technology Laboratory uses SilcoNert® 2000 (Sulfinert®) to improve the reliability of mercury testing when evaluating new mercury emissions technology.  The EERC and Corning Inc. have teamed up to develop and evaluate new sorbent technologies to reduce cost and improve effectiveness of controlling mercury emissions in syngas units.advanced gasification cost comparison

The report states: "The data acquisition and control system has been installed, and the correct control of the process bottled gases and pressure control were verified. Shakedown testing on the laboratory-scale unit has shown that the mercury being fed into the laboratory-scale rig is the same as the measured Hg leaving the system, which indicates that the Sulfinert® coating placed
on all of the tubing and fittings in contact with the Hg-laden fuel gas is not retaining the elemental Hg."                                                                         To learn more about the study and how SilcoNert® 2000 improved test performance click here to get the full report.                                               For more information about SilcoNert 2000 and mercury click here.