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Synonyms for sparge

the act of sprinkling or splashing water

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agitate by introducing air or compressed gas

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scatter with liquid

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The fundamental distinction in how the CT-121(TM) process developed by Chiyoda provides pollutant to reagent contact, compared to that of a spray tower, is that the Jet Bubbling Reactor (JBR) in the CT-121(TM) process sparges the flue gas stream into a pool of gypsum and limestone slurry to accomplish the pollutant to reagent contact or mass transfer.
In other words, nitrogen sparges the water to remove any dissolved oxygen and C02, and humid air in the head space is replaced by pure, inert nitrogen.
The auto-titrator sparges each sample with nitrogen, which is supposed to eliminate the need for de-gasing.
Additionally, the unloaded start valve prevents shock to down-stream components in conveying systems and allows liquids to be purged from the sparges in aeration systems on start-up.