Energy considerations for steam plasma gasification of black liquor and chemical recovery

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This paper investigates the energy economics of using a hybrid steam plasma process to gasify black liquor. In the pulp and paper industry, gasification is gaining credibility as an incremental method to supplement the standard Kraft process, which bums the black liquor in large furnaces to recover energy and inorganic chemicals (sodium and sulfur) that are recycled back into the wood pulping process. This paper shows that despite the energy intensive nature of steam plasma processing, several fortuitous conditions arise that make it a viable technology for the gasification of black liquor.

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Grandy, J.D. & Kong, P.C. October 1, 1995.

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This paper investigates the energy economics of using a hybrid steam plasma process to gasify black liquor. In the pulp and paper industry, gasification is gaining credibility as an incremental method to supplement the standard Kraft process, which bums the black liquor in large furnaces to recover energy and inorganic chemicals (sodium and sulfur) that are recycled back into the wood pulping process. This paper shows that despite the energy intensive nature of steam plasma processing, several fortuitous conditions arise that make it a viable technology for the gasification of black liquor.

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  • 12. international symposium on plasma chemistry, Minneapolis, MN (United States), 21-25 Aug 1995

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  • Other: DE96001712
  • Report No.: INEL--95/00131
  • Report No.: CONF-950875--7
  • Grant Number: AC07-94ID13223
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 116692
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc625536

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Grandy, J.D. & Kong, P.C. Energy considerations for steam plasma gasification of black liquor and chemical recovery, article, October 1, 1995; Idaho Falls, Idaho. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc625536/: accessed December 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.