(57) The present invention is related to a process for manufacturing a sorbent suitable for a use in a circulating dry scrubber device comprising the steps of: providing quick-lime and water in an hydrator; slaking said quicklime via a non-wet route in the hydrator; collecting a lime based sorbent at an exit of the hydrator. The process is characterized in that it comprises a further step of adding at least a first additive comprising: a compound comprising silicon, and/or, a compound comprising aluminum, and/or a com-pound comprising silicon and aluminum before or during said slaking step, at a molar ratio between silicon or aluminum or a combination thereof and the calcium provided to said hydrator equal to or below 0.2 and equal to or above 0.02. In some other aspects, the present invention is related to a sorbent, a premix, and a flue gas treatment process.
(71) S.A. Lhoist Recherche et Developpement,
(73) S.A. Lhoist Recherche et Developpement,