Flue Gas Desulphurization

Flue-gas desulfurization (FGD) is a set of technologies used to remove sulfur dioxide (SO2) from exhaust flue gases of fossil-fuel power plants, and from the emissions of other sulfur oxide emitting processes. Power plant FGD units have been used for well over 30 years and allowed the utilities to meet regulatory SO2 emission limits.

Typical FGD service environments are quite corrosive and have, over the years, presented challenging material selection and fabrication issues. The EPRI Conference offered papers discussing the modified FGD operating conditions, selection of stainless steels and nickel alloys as well as use of fiberglass reinforced plastics (FRP).

EPRI Papers on FGD

To access the papers on FGD given at the June 2011 Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) conference, please read and agree to the disclaimer below and you will be directed to a page containing links to the papers. The Nickel Institute thanks EPRI for granting permission to publish the conference papers on this website.


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