Can someone help me out with what wet and dry scrubbers are?

Wet and dry scrubbers remove particulates from industrial exhaust and are mainly used in factory environments.

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Is there a difference between the two?

Basically, a wet scrubber uses fluids to react with pollutants, while a dry scrubber uses a dry substance to do the same thing. Here’s a website that can explain it much better than I can. It shows the difference between the two and then lists some pros and cons of each. Here you go:
Let me know if this helps!


Thank you!!

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