Skip to main content

Carbonate Effects on Sodium Hydroxide Dosage

The full text article is not available for purchase.

The publisher only permits individual articles to be downloaded by subscribers.

or click here to sign up for a free trial

Abstract:

Hydrogen sulfide, H2S, causes major odor problems at wastewater treatment facilities. A primary method of removing hydrogen sulfide from air is to use a wet scrubber. In a wet scrubber the air stream comes in contact with a liquid scrubbing solution. In order for hydrogen sulfide to enter into solution, the pH of the scrubbing solution must be raised. Sodium hydroxide (NaOH) also known as caustic soda, is typically used in odor control systems to raise the pH of the scrubbing liquid. Neglecting carbonate effects leads to incorrectly low dosages for the amount of sodium hydroxide needed to raise the pH.

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2175/193864700785303105

Publication date: January 1, 2000

More about this publication?
  • Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation is an archive of papers published in the proceedings of the annual Water Environment Federation® Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC® ) and specialty conferences held since the year 2000. These proceedings are not peer reviewed.

    WEF Members: Sign in (right panel) with your IngentaConnect user name and password to receive complimentary access.
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • Membership Information
  • About WEF Proceedings
  • WEFTEC Conference Information
  • Ingenta Connect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
wef/wefproc/2000/00002000/00000003/art00074
dcterms_title,dcterms_description,pub_keyword
6
5
20
40
5

Access Key

Free Content
Free content
New Content
New content
Open Access Content
Open access content
Subscribed Content
Subscribed content
Free Trial Content
Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more