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What is a Multi-Vane (MVS) Particulate Scrubber?

A Multi-Vane Scrubber is a high-efficiency wet particulate scrubber that operates on similar principles as a Venturi Scrubber; however, the size and capability of an MVS system put it in a whole new category. This innovative Multi-Vane design offers higher removal efficiencies using less energy and a smaller footprint versus Venturi Scrubbers.


MVS Scrubber for PM 2.5 Abatement -Food Industry   MVS Scrubber for PM 2.5 Abatement at Food Processing Plant-detail view

An MVS Scrubber forces dirty exhaust air through multiple vanes. These vanes act as if there were multiple Venturi Scrubber throats which are engineered for specific particulate removal efficiencies as a function of particle size and pressure drop.


How Does a Multi-Vane Scrubber Work?

High-velocity, dirty particle-laden air enters the scrubber's multi-vane chamber as recycled scrubbing fluid injects from the sump. The impact of the air with water forms a fine mist cloud of water with entrained particulate. The mist cloud exits the chamber and is subjected to intense cyclonic action downstream. The dirty droplets separate from the particle-free airstream due to cyclonic motion, agglomeration, and gravity. The droplets gather near the scrubber walls and then pull into the integral sump due to gravity, where a portion discharges while the rest is recycled. A system fan pulls the clean air out through the stack.


The Illustration shown below represents a typical Multi-Vane Scrubber system. 


 How a MVS Scrubber works illustration for PM treatment


Benefits of Multi-Vane Scrubbers: Lower Energy, High Reliability

Pollution Systems' MVS Scrubbers are guaranteed to meet removal requirements with lower energy and higher reliability than many other air pollution control options, as there are few moving parts - a fan and a recirculating pump. The high water/air velocities and cyclonic action within the scrubbers resist fouling, making these systems inherently self-cleaning and easy to maintain. Our System Automation Controls Package allows the MVS to start up and operate at the touch of a button and perform with minimal operator interaction. Pollution Systems' MVS system can remove particulate (such as PM 2.5) at your permitted levels or above 99% from the entire flow of a collection system.


Multi-Vane Scrubber Applications

Pollution Systems’ Multi-Vane Scrubbers maintain consistent, high on-stream performance and are ideal for exhaust streams that contain moisture or sticky particulate. More common industrial applications of MVS Scrubbers include: 




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MVS Scrubber Systems Engineered to Fit Your Exact Industrial Application

Our experienced engineering design team focuses on developing intelligent solutions to fit your application and reach or exceed the target destruction rate for your process pollutants. Contact us for more information on Multi-Vane Scrubber systems and to see if one would be the appropriate type of air control technology for your process.


Particulate Scrubber Repairs

If you require assistance with an existing Particulate Scrubber, our dedicated technical services division, PolSys Services, can assist you in repairing or retrofitting the make and model of any particulate scrubber system.

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