US cement producer selects FLSmidth’s CataMax catalytic solution filter


Updated Fri, 21 Aug 2015 17:24:11 GMT

US: FLSmidth has secured an order for the engineering, supply and installation of a new CataMax catalytic solution for a US cement producer. The order includes a new filter installation with catalytic elements, ID fan, flue gas ducts and dust transport equipment.

The CataMax catalytic solution uses ceramic elements with an embedded catalyst. The porous elements not only remove dust particles from the flue gases, but the catalyst embedded also removes total hydrocarbons (THCs) and organic hazardous air pollutants (O-HAPs) in the flue gas. The CataMax catalytic solution is a patent-pending technology from FLSmidth that will help US cement producers to achieve compliance with stricter environmental regulations.

"We are already seeing an increased interest in this technology from other customers in the US as well as from customers in Europe and Asia, where similar legislative restrictions are also expected in the future," said Jacob Sondergaard, vice president of FLSmidth Airtech, part of FLSmidth's product companies division.