Global Engineered Solutions (GES) for the Sulfuric Acid Industry

Sulfuric Acid Plant Services and Support

Our Global Engineered Solutions team shares the sulfuric acid expertise of DuPont and MECS® with existing sulfuric acid facilities. We offer process-critical equipment and ongoing reliability, operability, environmental, and safety services and support.

Today, sulfuric acid plants and storage and handling systems across the globe can benefit from the operational expertise of DuPont and MECS® engineers. Our experts provide the world’s leading sulfuric acid plant services and technology — building over 1000 acid plants — and have operated 10 sulfuric acid plants effectively for nearly 150 years. The Global Engineered Solutions (GES) team extends this design and engineering expertise to support existing facilities with a full suite of ongoing sulfuric acid plant services.

Expert Solutions with Valuable Results

Our highly skilled technical professionals have over two centuries of combined experience. GES offers operational consulting and equipment designs, supplies, and repairs focused on reliability, operability, the environment, and safety. Our experts can help your sulfuric acid facility with everything from throughput and yield optimization to uptime and reliability improvements. We offer turnaround, revamp and troubleshooting services, as well as mechanical integrity assessments, process-critical equipment replacements, process troubleshooting, energy optimization, capital project effectiveness, safety assessments, operator training, and more.

Our comprehensive consulting programs are designed to follow a progressive three-phased approach, improving your organization’s performance and maximizing asset utilization until world-class performance is obtained. Our team works with you every step of the way to sustain and build on your gains. We can help your unit operations to quickly start realizing these benefits:

  • Step-change improvements in acid plant reliability and uptime
  • Significant reductions in annual maintenance and capital expenses
  • Reduction of sulfur oxide (SOx) and nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions

Consulting services for acid plants and acid handling systems

  • Turnaround consulting, planning and management
  • Commissioning support
  • Mechanical integrity assessments
  • Acid plant design, performance and reliability studies
  • Acid handling, storage, and transfer systems design and performance reviews
  • HAZOP and troubleshooting services
  • Startup and shutdown consulting

Process-critical equipment design, supply and repair

  • Proprietary equipment supply and repair
  • Specialized instrumentation and analyzers
  • Alloy valves and acid gas damper valves
  • Steaming equipment and boiler ferrules
  • Plate heat exchangers
  • Burners and burner management systems (BMS)
  • Specialized pumps, hoses, expansion joints, bellows, and tower internals

Training products, services and solutions

  • Operator training simulators programmed with real-life scenarios
  • Interactive training sessions
  • Customized training programs

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