Cemtrex Successfully Completes Testing of SM4 Mercury Monitor at Valmy Station
FARMINGDALE, N.Y., Feb. 25, 2008 -- Cemtrex Inc. (OTC: CTEI) announced that it has successfully completed the test program under its contract from Electric Power Research Institute for measuring Total Mercury in stack gas emissions from EPRI's ReACT program, an advanced multi-pollutant removal technology for flue gas emissions at Sierra Pacific's North Valmy coal-fired power station in Valmy, Nevada.
The Cemtrex SM-4 mercury monitor was in operation for several months and had over 95% data availability. While in operation the SM4 passed all elemental daily calibration checks and passed every ionic system integrity test. The thermo catalytic converter proved 100% efficient and never had to be replaced. Plant personnel reported that the SM-4 performed flawlessly and never required any maintenance or repair.
Cemtrex along with Shaw Group Inc. was hired by EPRI to accurately monitor and report ReACT system efficiency. Both Cemtrex and Shaw Group monitored total Hg concentrations using different methods. Cemtrex continuously monitored Total Mercury using its SM-4 and Shaw Group verified the SM-4 data accuracy by pulling weekly sorbent trap samples.
The SM4 monitor was used by EPRI in measuring extremely low level mercury concentrations, ranging from 0 to 100 nanograms per cubic meter of gas in its test process stream at both inlet and outlet locations. Because of high-efficiency ReACT systems the mercury concentrations extracted from the process on the outlet side were averaging 0.015 ug/m3.
Cemtrex is engaged in manufacturing and selling the most advanced instruments for emission monitoring of particulate, opacity, mercury, sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, etc.
Cemtrex also provides turnkey services for carbon creation projects from abatement of greenhouse gases pursuant to the Kyoto Protocol and assists project owners in the selling of carbon credits globally. The Company's products are sold to power plants, refineries, chemical plants, cement plants and other industries, including federal and state governmental agencies.
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