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gasifier

[′gas·ə‚fī·ər]
(chemical engineering)
A unit for producing gas, particularly synthesis gas from coal.
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The development time for Gasifier 6 will be minimised, as much of the pre-approval preparatory work is already completed.
Feedstock materials enter the gasifier through a feed port which can be located on the side of the reactor or at the top.
The Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne gasifier provides a 90 percent decrease in size compared to competing systems, thereby enabling higher efficiency, and as much as a 25 percent reduction in cost with enhanced reliability," said Jim Maser, president, Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne.
V Bridge Water[9] reviewed the gasification technologies and concluded that atmospheric down draft gasifier are attractive for small scale applications up to 1.
Refgas chairman George Willacy said: "Our patented advanced gasifier produces clean energy from a range of biomass, gasifying it to produce syngas which powers an electrical generator.
P7 has been subjected to producer gas generated from switch grass using a pilot-scale fluidized bed air gasifier operating at 770-800[degrees]C.
Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to provide an efficient and systematic way to realize the ALSTOM benchmark challenge on gasifier control.
The biomass gasifier is unlike a boiler or furnace because it uses hot circulating sand to rapidly heat the biomass in the absence of oxygen, and converts the feed material into a synthesized fuel gas that can be used in a high-efficiency gas turbine or a stationary engine-powered generator.
com)-- CASE Group in India has launched a robust gasifier technology which can replace the use of coal fines in Rotary Kiln.
A "Farming Without Fossil Fuel" (FWFF) program was introduced by the Philippine Rice Research Institute (Philrice) that promotes use of a rice hull-run gasifier engine-pump system, reducing rice production costs.
According to Robert Rigdon, president and CEO, the Yima JV plant is progressing well and is achieving important methanol production rate milestones as well as proving out the capability, robustness and flexibility of the SES gasification systems operating there, including the first gasifier system, which is now operating at 90% of capacity.
The Tees Valley Renewable Energy Facility is the first to use advanced gasification technology in the UK - this is where waste is heated in a gasifier to produce a gas, called syngas, which is then efficiently used as a fuel for electricity generation.