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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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It is used to gasify fossil fuel or biomass including manure.
Microwaves gasify the materials in a process known as "cracking the hydrocarbon chain"--and convert them into 80% light combustible gases and 20% oil.
According to MPCA, the system, if approved, will be used to gasify wood to fuel a thermal oxidizer pollution control unit at the plant.
Methane hydrate--methane gas surrounded by a lattice of ice molecules--burns when exposed to flame, but any change in temperature or pressure causes the compound to gasify.
The first step of the project is to demonstrate that we can gasify the complex mixture of waste and produce clean synthetic gas, or syngas, by utilizing the EERC's novel advanced fixed-bed gasifier (AFBG) system on the biomass-residue mixture," said Project Manager and Research Scientist, Nikhil Patel.
Representatives of the Turkish company iGDAS, which is distributor of natural gas in Istanbul, are said to have already visited Macedonia to learn more about the public call of the Government for selecting a company to gasify the capital.
technology has demonstrated the ability to gasify these low rank coals in an environmentally friendly and affordable manner, potentially opening up these tremendous resources for widespread energy and chemicals production, particularly in emerging markets where access to clean, affordable energy is limited.
He said the problem of gas shortage can overcome by converting Thar coal into gas and underlined the need to gasify coal from these unutilized vast resources on urgent basis.
The whole project is worth approximately 5 million euros to be provided with a loan from the World Bank and the goal is to help the municipality find a quicker way to gasify itself without having to wait for the national strategy to start taking effects, considering that, according to the strategy, the pipeline would get to Strumica as late as 2025.
The incineration system, which is slated to begin operations on a commercial basis in the spring of 2006, will gasify waste before burning it at a high temperature so as to reduce the emission of harmful dioxins.
The unique MaxWest system will gasify Sanford's treated wastewater sludge to provide renewable "green" thermal energy to replace energy from natural gas for the City's sludge dryer.
SOCAR Georgia Gas, an arm of "SOCAR Energy Georgia", needs to gasify at least 150,000 prospective new customers and to spend at least $ 40 million on the gasification process in the country in line with the deal with the Georgian government.