FTL & Osprey has developed a leading software modelling package, ScrubMaster® that can be used as a diagnostic and / or design software programme to aid process engineering designers or plant operators to upgrade existing scrubbing and absorption towers, were air is the carrier gas, or design and built new systems.

The software has no equal on the market in terms of the modelling of complex systems & versatility.  ScrubMaster® gives process engineers and designer the power to accurately model and assess the performance of fixed bed, sieve plate & fluid bed scrubber or TCAs (Turbulent contact Absorbers) operated on air/water systems.

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ScrubMaster® combines standard chemical engineering, physical and solution chemistry modelling techniques with mass and heat transfer models developed over many years in partnership between Fluid Technologies (Environmental) Ltd. and Osprey Environmental Technologies Ltd. The modelling technique combines theoretical models developed for absorption and scrubbing using complicated fixed pack and fluidised bed devices with widely available empirical data. The result is a very accurate predictor method for use by professionally minded chemical, environmental and process engineers or plant managers and operators with need to know more about the functionality and performance capabilities of new or old plant at their particular site.

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Comparison can be made of the likely behaviour of different packing types and tray configurations under identical process conditions or the changes likely for a given packing as system or process characteristics are altered. By the changing of flow, pressure, humidity, temperature or chemical concentrations in the gas and liquid alike ScrubMaster® immediately shows the response of the scrubbing or absorption system in question. The obvious benefits to the qualified user are the savings of hundreds of hours of hand calculation and the ability to run through a wide variety of design or operating “WHAT-IF`S” in minutes.

The Programme can be installed in either imperial or S.I. unit mode to ensure maximum ease of use for professional engineers or plant operators used to working in a given country or familiar culture. Working Demos are available with up to 14 days of trial operation. Non-standard systems can be accommodated upon request.

NOTE: Meaningful use of the ScrubMaster® modeller depends upon the accurate input of process information gained from measurement and calculation. If inaccurate or conflicting data is entered into the programm then ScrubMaster® will signal this to the user to allow for amended or compatible data values to be entered.

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Variation Available

  • Fluidized Bed Systems
  • Packed Tower Systems
  • Sieve-Plate Tower Systems
  • Tray-based Tower Systems

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Currently Available Packings & Chemicals

Packing Options:

• Berl Saddles, Ceramic (13mm)
• Berl Saddles, Ceramic (25mm)
• Berl Saddles, Ceramic (38mm)
• Intalox Saddles, Ceramic (25mm)
• Intalox Saddles, Polypropylene (50mm)
• Intalox Snowflakes
• Pall rings, Metal (25mm)
• Pall rings, Metal (38mm)
• Pall rings, Metal (50mm)
• Pall rings, Polypropylene (50mm)
• Raschig rings, Ceramic (25mm)
• Raschig rings, Ceramic (38mm)
• Raschig rings, Ceramic (50mm)
• Raschig rings, Steel (25mm)
• Raschig rings, Steel (38mm)
• Raschig rings, Steel (50mm)
• Tri-Pak No ½, Plastic
• Tri-Pak No 1, Plastic
• Tri-Pak No 2, Plastic
• Tellerette No 1, Plastic
• Tellerette No 2R, Plastic
• Tellerette No 2K, Plastic
• Tellerette No 3R
• Rauschert Hiflow ring, 25-0 Plastic
• Rauschert Hiflow ring, 50-6 PP
• Rauschert Hiflow ring, 50-0 Plastic
• Top-Pak 2, Metal
• V-Pak 2, Metal
• Lanpak 3.5″ Plastic

Chemical Data Base

• Hydrogen sulphide, H2S
• Ammonia, NH3
• Hydrogen fluoride, HF
• Hydrogen Chloride, HCl
• Sulphur dioxide, SO2
• Sulphuric acid, H2SO4
• Ethanol, C2H5OH
• Acetone, CH3COCH3
• Hydrogen cyanide, HCN
• Hydrogen bromide HBr
• Formaldehyde H2CO
• Phenol, C6H5OH
• Acetic acid,CH3COOH
• Methanol, CH3OH
• Propanol, CH3(CH2)3CH2OH
• Aniline, C6H5NH2
• Methylmercaptane, CH3SH
• Tetrahydrofurane (CH2)2O(CH2)2
• Nitric acid, HNO3
• Chlorine Cl2
• Carbon dioxide, CO2

Dosing Chemical Data Base

• Caustic, NaOH
• Sulphuric acid, H2SO4
• Sea water
• Hydrogen Peroxide H2O2
• Water (Hydrolysis)
• Sodium hypochloride NaOCl