A Preliminary Research on a Plasma Spout-Fluid Bed Reactor


A laboratory-scale plasma spout-fluid bed reactor with a 10 kW DC plasma torch was developed and tested using quartz sand particle and rice hull. The preliminary experimental results including particle recirculation and attrition, bed temperature distribution and stability, as well as biomass gasification system energy balance were presented in this paper. Research results indicated that plasma spout-fluid bed reactor may be a technically feasible reactor for carbonaceous organic material gasification.

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L. Tang, H. Huang, X. Yang, H. Hao and K. Zhao, "A Preliminary Research on a Plasma Spout-Fluid Bed Reactor," Energy and Power Engineering, Vol. 5 No. 4B, 2013, pp. 287-290. doi: 10.4236/epe.2013.54B056.

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