Ukrainian steel maker Metinvest’s Kametstal has upgraded the equipment of the benzene-scrubber department of the shop for capturing coking chemical products. Kametstal said “Recovery of the equipment of the benzene-scrubber department is an important stage in the modernization program of the coke chemical division. The new equipment has a high throughput and productivity. Due to this, energy costs are significantly reduced, in particular in the consumption of electrical energy.” All work on the dismantling of old equipment and installation of new equipment was carried out by specialists of the workshop for capturing chemical products of coking and the gas rescue service of the coke-chemical division of Kametstal. During the work, specialists replaced the nozzle in the benzene-scrubber, which performs the function of a mass-transfer process for capturing raw benzene from coke oven gas. This made it possible to significantly reduce the resistance of the main equipment to coke oven gas, improve the quality of benzene and reduce its losses. After checking all systems and software, the workshop received the first commercial benzene. The product is used in the chemical industry for the production of paints, solutions, partly in pharmacology and also as an additive to fuel etc most of which is exported to European consumers.