Assessment of deposition for power-plant molten-carbonate fuel cells

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Particulate deposition in molten carbonate fuel cell anodes is addressed for operation with future coal gasification power plants. Power plant systems factors affecting deposition are explored such as gas cleanup requirements for particulate removal and gasifier product gas composition differences for various gasifier types and operational modes (air blown versus oxygen blown). Effects of fuel cell characteristics (including average cell current density and fuel utilization) on anode deposition are also quantified. Particulate effects on molten carbonate fuel cell anode performance may not be as detrimental as perhaps perceived in the past. Gas cleanup to remove virtually all particles larger than ... continued below

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Wenglarz, R.A. March 15, 1982.

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Particulate deposition in molten carbonate fuel cell anodes is addressed for operation with future coal gasification power plants. Power plant systems factors affecting deposition are explored such as gas cleanup requirements for particulate removal and gasifier product gas composition differences for various gasifier types and operational modes (air blown versus oxygen blown). Effects of fuel cell characteristics (including average cell current density and fuel utilization) on anode deposition are also quantified. Particulate effects on molten carbonate fuel cell anode performance may not be as detrimental as perhaps perceived in the past. Gas cleanup to remove virtually all particles larger than one micron in diameter is expected to prevent or at least greatly reduce anode deposition. However, cathode deposition in molten carbonate fuel cells should be evaluated in the future since cathodes are likely more prone to deposition than anodes even though cathode channel particle concentrations are much lower.

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  • Other: DE82013398
  • Report No.: DOE/RL/00600-T2
  • Grant Number: AM06-77RL00600
  • DOI: 10.2172/5205193 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5205193
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1060717

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Wenglarz, R.A. Assessment of deposition for power-plant molten-carbonate fuel cells, report, March 15, 1982; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1060717/: accessed July 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.