Chemically-enhanced sorbent activation process and methods for using same

Yongqi Lu (Inventor), Ramsay Chang (Inventor), Massoud Rostam-Abadi (Inventor)

Research output: Patent

Abstract

The invention is directed to methods and equipment for generating an activated sorbent from a sorbent precursor with the addition of certain chemicals that enhance the effectiveness of the activated sorbent. The invention is also directed to the methods and equipment for generating some of the chemicals that are added to the raw carbonaceous material or activated sorbent to enhance its effectiveness. The invention is also directed to methods and equipment for generating certain chemicals that can be added to a gas stream to convert a given gaseous pollutant to a form that is more easily removed from the gas stream. The invention is also directed to methods and equipment for adding an activated sorbent and various chemicals for a gas stream having one or more gaseous pollutants.
Original languageEnglish (US)
U.S. patent number9302218
Filing date8/20/12
StatePublished - Apr 5 2016

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