Porvair Secures Hot Gas Filtration Contract for Posco Gasification Plant
Porvair Filtration Group, specialists in filtration and separation design and manufacture, has signed a $10-15 million agreement with Posco E&C, to supply char filtration equipment to Posco’s Gwangyang facility, South Korea.
Posco E&C, a division of Posco, a multinational steel manufacturer, is building a coal gasification plant to produce synthetic natural gas (SNG) for powering its Gwangyang facility. The plant will incorporate Porvair’s hot gas (above 300oC) filtration system, an established technology with over ten years in service, used to remove fly ash during the gasification process.
Tom Liddell, Managing Director of Porvair Filtration Group commented: "This agreement strengthens Porvair’s reputation in the gasification market and further demonstrates our expertise in hot gas filtration. We are delighted to be Posco E&C’s preferred supplier for future SNG facilities".
Porvair is leading innovations in gasification to enable the production of synthetic natural gas (syngas or biogas) with products encompassing a range of high temperature filter elements, pulse jet blowdown systems and cyclones.
Porvair Filtration Group is an international leader in the development and supply of materials and products for applications in filtration and separation. Their expertise in a wide range of media and the dedication of their design, manufacturing, sales, test and research teams ensure they are at the forefront of filtration technology, delivering world class performance to the Aerospace, Defence, Nuclear, Energy, Chemical Process, Industrial Process, Water Treatment, Printing and Life Science markets. With offices and manufacturing sites located in the UK, Europe and the USA combined with a world-wide network of market representatives and distributors, the company prides itself on continuous innovation and research to meet global demands.
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