Abu Zaabal Revives Old Sulfuric Acid Plant27 May 2021
Abu Zaabal Revives Old Sulfuric Acid Plant
31 years of operation had taken its toll on the Unit 6 sulfur burning plant at the Abu Zaabal Fertilizer and Chemical Company’s (AZFC). Corrosion, sulfate build-up and gas leaks were forcing daily downtime, multiple shutdowns and significant losses in production. AZFC had originally considered shutting the plant down but rising demand for phosphoric acid meant the company needed the extra capacity. AZFC selected DuPont Clean Technologies (DuPont) as a partner to revamp the acid plant and re-design the acid towers. Read the full article (PDF) as published in the May/June issue of Fertilizer International magazine.