Monoethanolamine (MEA) Scrubbers

For more than 30 years, CEPEDA has designed, manufactured, tested, serviced, and refurbished carbon dioxide (CO2) scrubbers for the U.S. Navy. These units utilize monoethanolamine (MEA) to remove CO2 from enclosed atmospheres.

The scrubbers are a staple of CEPEDA's product line that showcase the following capabilities:


  • CNC-milled components


  • Piping
  • Complex layouts
  • Large rolled shells
  • Spun tank heads


  • GTAW
  • SMAW
  • Consumable inserts
  • Pipe socket welding (Tech Pub 278 classes P-1 & P-2)
  • Pipe socket brazing (NAVSEA 0900-LP-001-7000 class P-2b)
  • Materials include various stainless steels and aluminum


  • Visual inspection (VT)
  • Liquid penetrant (PT)
  • Hydrostatic pressure testing


  • Pressure testing
  • Operational testing
  • Acoustic testing