Influence of Particle Size and Temperature on Gasification Performance in Externally Heated Gasifier
Yu Feng, Bo Xiao, Klaus Goerner, Gong Cheng, Jingbo Wang
DOI: 10.4236/sgre.2011.22018   PDF   HTML     6,413 Downloads   10,577 Views   Citations


In the present study the catalytic steam gasification of biomass to produce hydrogen-rich gas with calcined dolomite as catalyst in an externally heated fixed bed reactor was investigated. The influence of the reactor temperature on yield and product composition was studied at the temperature range of 700 PoPC-900 PoPC. Over the ranges of experimental con-ditions examined, tar was completely decomposed as temperature increases from 800P oPC to 900 PoPC. Higher temperature resulted in more HR2R and COR2R production, and dry gas yield. The highest H2 content of 51.02 V%, and the highest HR2 Ryield of 1.66 mP3P/kg biomass were observed at the highest temperature level of 900P oPC.

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Y. Feng, B. Xiao, K. Goerner, G. Cheng and J. Wang, "Influence of Particle Size and Temperature on Gasification Performance in Externally Heated Gasifier," Smart Grid and Renewable Energy, Vol. 2 No. 2, 2011, pp. 158-164. doi: 10.4236/sgre.2011.22018.

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