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Assume that the wet limestone process requires 1 metric ton of calcium carbonate to remove + 85.0 % of the sulfur from 4 metric tons of coal containing + 10.0 % S Assume that the sulfur product is calcium sulfate. Calculate the percentage of the limestone converted to calcium sulfate.

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Limestone slurry absorbs SO2 then it is oxidized by air-blowing at the lower part of absorber tower to produce calcium sulphite. The full chemical equation for Wet Limestone-Gypsum Flue Gas Desulfurization System is shown to find solution.

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Calcium carbonate (CaCO3) - Limestone

Calcium sulfate (CaSO4) - Gypsum

Wet Limestone-Gypsum Flue Gas Desulfurization System


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