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Scale-Up of Mild Gasification to a Process Development Unit
Mildgas 24 Ton/Day PDU Design Report:  Final Report:  November 1991 July 1996

Kerr McGee

Part 1, Pages 1 to 76, 4.44 MB
Part 2, Appendix A, 2.18 MB

Table of Contents

1.

Executive Summary

1

2.

Background

4

2.1

PRU Description

4

2.2

Co-Product Selection, Evaluation, and Upgrading

5

2.2.1

Form Coke Co-Product

5

2.2.2

Other Char Co-Products

9

2.2.3

Binder Pitches

9

2.2.4

Pitch Coke

11

2.2.5

Chemical Feedstocks

12

2.2.6

Liquid Fuels

13

3.

Project Activities Timeline Summary

16

4.

IGT Mildgas Technology Description

16

4.1

General Process Description and Basis of PDU Design

16

4.2

Feedstock Characteristics

17

4.3

Co-Product Characteristics

17

4.4

Mildgas Gasifier Design Basis

27

4.5

Mild Gasification Design Basis

28

5.

Description of the 24-TPD Process Development Unit

32

5.1

Coal Preheating and Metering Section

32

5.2

Mild Gasification Section

33

5.3

Liquids Recovery Section

33

5.4

Emission Control Section

34

5.5

Liquids Storage and Handling Section

35

5.6

Char Storage and Handling Section

36

5.7

PDU Operating Variable Range

36

5.8

PDU Instrumentation and Controls

36

5.9

PDU Material Balances

37

5.10

PDU Startup and Shutdown Procedure

39

6.

24-TPD Detailed Description

55

7.

General Arrangement Drawings

67

8.

PDU Construction Drawings

75

8.1

Referenced Cited

76

Appendix A