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H2S Polishing Unit Sizing

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Posted 14 July 2020 - 06:12 AM

HC gas @ 5 mmscfd with known composition

pressure 200 psig

inlet : 300 ppm H2S

outlet : 4 ppm H2S required

bed exhaust time: 2 years


fixed bed of media like Schlumberger Sulfatreat


Kindly advice on the calculation for sizing the media bed height required for the above service please.  


process scheme is as shown in page 7 of the attached file.

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Posted 14 July 2020 - 06:26 AM


It should be adsorbent not absorbent!

Why don't you ask vendor(s) ?




Drop them an email , contact in the links above. 


note : It seems that the disposal of the spent adsorbent could be an issue ..... Cannot be regenerated . 


my 2 cents


Edited by breizh, 14 July 2020 - 06:47 AM.

#3 Bobby Strain

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Posted 14 July 2020 - 09:05 AM

I think it's a reactor, not an adsorber.



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Posted 15 July 2020 - 12:04 AM

thanks to Breizh & Bobby for the feedback.

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