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Milestones of Petersen technology

1905   Hugo Petersen applies for a tower plant patent
1916      First order for the construction of a turnkey sulphuric acid plant, in Berlin
1923   Commissioning of the first Petersen-built tower plant
1938   Construction of the first sulphuric acid contact plant
1962      Basic order for the pressure jump separator (DSA) for aerosol separation developed by HUGO PETERSEN
1964   First sulphuric acid double-contact plant under licence to Bayer
1982      Delivery of the first self-feeding water-spray separator, the Petersen Turbo Agglomerator (PTA)
1984   Development of SO2- enrichment process SO2RICH
1985   Introduction of the new wet electrostatic filter generation in the sulphuric acid technology
1989   Commissioning of an activated coke absorption for a large power plant
1991   Supply of plant for Dioxin Removal
1994   Construction of an SCR system for NOx removal using a petrochemical cracking process
1995      Supply of a complete sewage sludge treatment
1996      Construction of a flue gas dust collecting plant following the combustion of nuclear waste
1997   Retrofitting of a wood-fired power plant with a dry sorption and combined SCR for NOx and dioxin deposition
1998   Planning order to build a production plant for catalyst manufacturing
1999   Construction of a chemical plant for the reduction of products under hydrogen atmosphere
2000   Commissioning of the first "Petersen Jet Absorber" (PSA)
2002   Completion of the construction of a sulphuric acid plant with nearly "zero emissions" in South Africa
2003   Successful commissioning of the first SUPEROXScrubber. Highly efficient SO2separation with simultaneous production of sulphuric acid (up  to 60% weight)
2003      Improved SO2converter design to increase service life
2005      Presentation of ENERREC as an energy recovery design for sulphuric acid plants
2007   Introduction of the new PHE Wet Electrostatic Precipitator
2009   Development of a compact anodically-protected shell and tube condenser
2011   Launch of the MERCUREXB-GON process for maximum Hg deposition in metallurgical gases
2013   D-helical impact separator for pre-cleaning of polluted gases
2015   New paradigm in heat exchanger design - the MBRF technology

 

Milestones of Petersen technology

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