gasifier


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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 experimental procedure involved collection and recording of temperature readings along the gasifier bed using five type-N thermocouples of accuracy [+ or -] 2.5[degrees]C.
The PS70m gasifier, on land at Haverton Hill, could be spadeready by March - bringing with it 200 construction jobs and up to 35 permanent positions.
UNIDO will not only promote the technology but will also result in the local manufacturing of biomass gasifiers.
In 2002, the Institute was instrumental in establishing a demonstration biomass gasifier plant in Myanmar as part of BIMSTEC (Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Thailand-Economic Cooperation) initiative.
The gasifier will provide electricity at a cost that is "very, very competitive" with current prices, but, more importantly, allow the company to "lock in our fuel and electricity costs for the next 10 to 20 years," Wampler says.
For industrial tests for oil shale combustion with gasification in fluidized bed a new fluidized bed gasifier with heat output of 35 [MW.sub.th] was worked out [8].
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 biomass-gasifier system will operate intermittently, depending on how often the villagers collect biomass--woody material and other waste agricultural products--and feed it to the gasifier.
The commissioning was held at the Gas Technology Institute in Des Plaines, Ill., where the pilot plant for the compact gasifier is located.