Industrial Odor Control
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In case of odor nuisance, social concerns are often very important.
When no odor control measures are taken, the dislike of an industrial plants neighborhoud can lead to negative publicity in the media.
In some cases, governemental involvement might lead to environmental investigations.
Odor control is a complex matter because of the different smell tresholds of the components.
Often, the odor nuisance is caused by a mixture of components,
where those with the lowest concentrations can cause the strongest source of smell.
H2S is a good example.
It has a smell of rotten egs, and already causes noticeable odor nuisance in a concentration of 0.0005 PPM.
This is the reason why many manufacturers have their doubts about current odor control solutions.
That's why Trevi nv employs miniature scrubbers made of glass for on-site testing.
The most polluted air is sampled with special gas syringes, and sent through the miniature scrubber.
A client can thus immediately observe the absence of smell at the scrubber outlet.