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Energies 2019, 12(6), 963; https://doi.org/10.3390/en12060963

Problems Related to Gasification of Biomass—Properties of Solid Pollutants in Raw Gas

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ENET Centre, VSB-Technical University of Ostrava, 17. listopadu 15/2172, 70833 Ostrava-Poruba, Czech Republic
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Department of Gaseous and Solid Fuels and Air Protection, UCT Prague, Technicka 5, 16628 Prague 6-Dejvice, Czech Republic
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Received: 31 December 2018 / Revised: 21 February 2019 / Accepted: 8 March 2019 / Published: 13 March 2019
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Nowadays, thermochemical biomass conversion appears to be a very promising way to process heat and steam generation, for use in a cogeneration unit engine, or for example in gas turbines producing electrical energy. The biggest problem regarding using the syngas in internal combustion engines, are pollutants, which have quite an inauspicious influence on their proper working. This article deals with the establishment of the distribution size of solid particles captured by the fiber filters in the syngas with a suitable cleaning design. Gas was produced in the fixed-bed “Imbert” type generator. Filter cake, which contained pollutants, was captured on a filter and then analyzed. Based on single total solid particles (TSP) components, we conclude that this includes its partial elimination. View Full-Text
Keywords: gasification; biomass; total solid particle gasification; biomass; total solid particle
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Najser, J.; Buryan, P.; Skoblia, S.; Frantik, J.; Kielar, J.; Peer, V. Problems Related to Gasification of Biomass—Properties of Solid Pollutants in Raw Gas. Energies 2019, 12, 963.

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