Flue Gas Cooling for Steel Industry

Peter Zdziarski

Detail of an electric melting furnace.

Cooling of exhaust gases from the Electric Arc Furnace (EAF) is critical to controlling temperatures of
the gas in the ductwork as it enters the baghouse to prevent a fire. Air atomizing nozzles are ideal for
cooling the gases because they produce very fine droplets, but air consumption can be high and costly
if the proper nozzle is not selected.