Development of a topping combustor for advanced concept pressurized fluidized-bed combustion systems

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A project team consisting of Foster Wheeler Development Corporation, Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Gilbert/Commonwealth and the Institute of Gas Technology, are developing a Second Generation Pressurized Fluidized Bed System. Foster Wheeler is developing a carbonizer (a partial gasifier) and a pressurized fluidized bed combustor. Both these units operate at a nominal 1600{degrees}F (870{degrees}C) for optimal sulfur capture. Since this temperature is well below the current combustion turbine combustor outlet operating temperature of 2350{degrees}F (1290{degrees}C), to reach commercialization, a topping combustor and hot gas cleanup (HGCU) equipment must be developed. Westinghouse`s efforts are focused on the development of the high temperature gas ... continued below

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Domeracki, W. F.; Dowdy, T. E. & Bachovchin, D. November 1, 1995.

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A project team consisting of Foster Wheeler Development Corporation, Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Gilbert/Commonwealth and the Institute of Gas Technology, are developing a Second Generation Pressurized Fluidized Bed System. Foster Wheeler is developing a carbonizer (a partial gasifier) and a pressurized fluidized bed combustor. Both these units operate at a nominal 1600{degrees}F (870{degrees}C) for optimal sulfur capture. Since this temperature is well below the current combustion turbine combustor outlet operating temperature of 2350{degrees}F (1290{degrees}C), to reach commercialization, a topping combustor and hot gas cleanup (HGCU) equipment must be developed. Westinghouse`s efforts are focused on the development of the high temperature gas cleanup equipment and the topping combustor. This paper concentrates on the design and test of the topping combustor, which must use a low heating value syngas from the carbonizer at approximately 1600{degrees}F and 150 to 210 psi.

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OSTI as DE96002116

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  • Advanced coal-fired power systems `95 review meeting, Morgantown, WV (United States), 27-29 Jun 1995

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  • Other: DE96002116
  • Report No.: DOE/MC/21023--96/C0549
  • Report No.: CONF-9506162--42
  • Grant Number: AC21-86MC21023
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 125393
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc622459

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Domeracki, W. F.; Dowdy, T. E. & Bachovchin, D. Development of a topping combustor for advanced concept pressurized fluidized-bed combustion systems, article, November 1, 1995; Orlando, Florida. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc622459/: accessed August 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.