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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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daughter company of SOCAR Energy Georgia) must gasify at least 150,000 new (potential) customers and invest at least $40 million
In the reaction zone, granular fuels in the mixture affect each other only to a minimum degree and gasify almost as if each component reacted individually.
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.
Agilyx, an Oregon start-up company that is turning waste plastic into crude oil to be sold to a refinery, has designed a system to take shredded plastic, heat it to the point that it becomes a liquid, and then gasify it.
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.
Makhdoom Amin Fahim told the delegation that SSGC (Sui Southern Gas Company) would gasify areas of Pir Yaseen Shah, Tara village and Saeedabad in district Matiari by spending 48.
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.
A plant will be set up to gasify the LNG and send the gas to Chugoku Electric's power plant in Mizushima, as well as to potential customers.
One installation would gasify the wood waste from a pulp and paper plant, and the other would gasify urban wood waste materials.