synthetic fuel

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synthetic fuel

[sin′thed·ik ′fyül]
(materials)
A fuel that is artificially formulated and manufactured; frequently derived from fossil fuels that are less convenient or environmentally undesirable for direct use. Also known as synfuel.
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Altex Technologies has selected Unitel Technologies to design and build a pilot system that will produce synthetic gasoline from biomass.
Laminar Flame Speed Characterization of Synthetic Gasoline Components," SAE Technical Paper 2014-01-2616, 2014, doi:10.
The key is producing synthetic gasoline (syngas) using the Fischer-Tropsch process.
The session will involve itself with "look-ahead" science - things such as innovative technologies to convert forest biomass into bioalcohol, synthetic gasoline and diesel as well as the future market possibilities for forest-based green chemicals to be used as the raw materials for biodegradable bioplastics.
Last but not least, there's been a lot of talk about coal-to-liquids providing synthetic gasoline.
The Fischer-Tropsch reaction results in a liquid fuel consisting of approximately 75 percent synthetic diesel and 25 percent naphtha that is used to make synthetic gasoline.
Before demonstrating his synthetic gasoline, he invited the reporters to examine his car thoroughly.
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have developed a chemical system that can effectively perform the maiden step in the process of developing synthetic gasoline (syngas) and other energy-rich products using carbon dioxide.
CU-Boulder Professor Alan Weimer and his research team say the grant will used to develop a new gasification process that makes use of concentrated solar energy to produce both magnesium and synthesis gas, or syngas, a precursor for synthetic gasoline.

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