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1. (WO2010114566) APPARATUS AND METHOD TO SEQUESTER CONTAMINANTS

Pub. No.:    WO/2010/114566    International Application No.:    PCT/US2009/042379
Publication Date: Fri Oct 08 01:59:59 CEST 2010 International Filing Date: Fri May 01 01:59:59 CEST 2009
IPC: F23J 11/00
B01D 53/52
B01D 53/34
Applicants: UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING
REDDY, Katta, J.
ARGYLE, Morris, D.
Inventors: REDDY, Katta, J.
ARGYLE, Morris, D.
Title: APPARATUS AND METHOD TO SEQUESTER CONTAMINANTS
Abstract:
The invention relates to an apparatus and method for reducing contaminants from industrial processes. More particularly, the invention is directed to a method of sequestering pollutants from flue gases in operational plants. The method includes sequestering contaminants from a point source by reacting an alkaline material with a flue gas containing contaminants to be sequestered, wherein the reaction has a rapid mass transfer rate to sequester at least a portion of the contaminants.