Improved Refractory Materials for Slagging Gasifiers in IGCC Power Systems

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Gasifiers are the heart of Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC) power system currently being developed as part of the DOE's Vision 21 Fossil Fuel Power Plant. A gasification chamber is a high pressure/high temperature reaction vessel used to contain a mixture of O2, H2O, and coal (or other carbon containing materials) while it is converted into thermal energy and chemicals (H2, CO, and CH4). IGCC systems are expected to play a dominant role in meeting the Nation's future energy needs. Gasifiers are also used to produce chemicals that serve as feedstock for other industrial processes, and are considered a potential ... continued below

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Bennett, James P.; Kwong, Kyei-Sing; Powell, Cynthia A.; Krabbe, Rick & Thomas, Hugh January 1, 2005.

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Gasifiers are the heart of Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC) power system currently being developed as part of the DOE's Vision 21 Fossil Fuel Power Plant. A gasification chamber is a high pressure/high temperature reaction vessel used to contain a mixture of O2, H2O, and coal (or other carbon containing materials) while it is converted into thermal energy and chemicals (H2, CO, and CH4). IGCC systems are expected to play a dominant role in meeting the Nation's future energy needs. Gasifiers are also used to produce chemicals that serve as feedstock for other industrial processes, and are considered a potential source of H2 in applications such as fuel cells. A distinct advantage of gasifiers is their ability to meet or exceed current and anticipated future environmental emission regulations. Also, because gasification systems are part of a closed circuit, gasifiers are considered process ready to capture CO2 emissions for reuse or processing should that become necessary or economically feasible in the future. The service life of refractory liners for gasifiers has been identified by users as a critical barrier to IGC

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  • 19th Annual Conference on Fossil Energy Materials, Knoxville, TN, May 9-11, 2005

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  • Report No.: DOE/ARC-2005-040
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  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 895747
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Bennett, James P.; Kwong, Kyei-Sing; Powell, Cynthia A.; Krabbe, Rick & Thomas, Hugh. Improved Refractory Materials for Slagging Gasifiers in IGCC Power Systems, article, January 1, 2005; Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc879380/: accessed September 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.