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Facility Detail

D.F.G. Mercury Corporation
(a.k.a./f.k.a.: D. F. Goldsmith Chemical & Metals)
CHWMEG Report Number: H1173.0

City, State/Prov, Country:Evanston, Illinois, USA

Member Interest: This facility is currently being tracked by 2 members
(Member interest is not related to how many members use this facility.)

*Location Map:Google Maps

Review Program
(Visit Date):

There are 1 more reviews conducted prior to 2014 not shown.

Description of Services:Mercury distillation facility. About 20 tons of unpurified mercury is distilled annually. The facility conducts processing about 10 days per month. Mercury is sent through a distillation unit at about 500 F and then through two condensers. Vapors are collected through a negative pressure vacuum that operates at about 30 psi. The vacuum system consists of three charcoal columns and two 55-gallon drums of activated carbon. Mercury is collected in a 90 gallon steel tank and then placed into small plastic bottles (about one pound capacity) for resale to primarily dentists, recyclers, and lamp manufacturers.

Description Date:2012 Facility Review Program

Facility Location Map:

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