Energy and environmental research emphasizing low-rank coal -- Task 3.8, Pressurized fluidized-bed combustion

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The goal of the PFBC activity is to generate fundamental process information that will further the development of an economical and environmentally acceptable second-generation PFBC. The immediate objectives focus on generic issues, including the performance of sulfur sorbents, fate of alkali, and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) heavy metals in PFBC. A great deal of PFBC performance relates to the chemistry of the bed and the contact between gas and solids that occurs during combustion. These factors can be studied in a suitably designed bench-scale reactor. The present studies are focusing on the emission control strategies applied in ... continued below

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Mann, M.D.; Henderson, A.K. & Swanson, M.L. March 1, 1995.

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The goal of the PFBC activity is to generate fundamental process information that will further the development of an economical and environmentally acceptable second-generation PFBC. The immediate objectives focus on generic issues, including the performance of sulfur sorbents, fate of alkali, and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) heavy metals in PFBC. A great deal of PFBC performance relates to the chemistry of the bed and the contact between gas and solids that occurs during combustion. These factors can be studied in a suitably designed bench-scale reactor. The present studies are focusing on the emission control strategies applied in the bed, rather than in hot-gas cleaning. Emission components include alkali and heavy metals in addition to SO{sub 2}, NO{sub x}, N{sub 2}O, and CO. The report presents: a description of the pressurized fluidized-bed reactor (PFBR); a description of the alkali sampling probe; shakedown testing of the bench-scale PFBR; results from alkali sampling; results from sulfur sorbent performance tests; and results from refuse-derived fuel and lignite combustion tests.

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  • Other: DE96000613
  • Report No.: DOE/MC/30097--5081
  • Grant Number: FC21-93MC30097
  • DOI: 10.2172/206508 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 206508
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc665547

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Mann, M.D.; Henderson, A.K. & Swanson, M.L. Energy and environmental research emphasizing low-rank coal -- Task 3.8, Pressurized fluidized-bed combustion, report, March 1, 1995; Grand Forks, North Dakota. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc665547/: accessed December 13, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.