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Particulate Hot Gas Stream Cleanup Technical Issues.
Annual Report,  October 1994 September 1995.

Southern Research Institute

Part 1, Pages 1 - 45.pdf
Part 2, Pages 46 - A-3.pdf

Table of Contents

Part 1, Pages 1 - 45.pdf  

Executive Summary

1

Introduction

4

Objectives

5

Task 1 Assessment of Ash Characteristics

6

HGCU Data Base Development

6

Modifications to the Empirical Permeability Model

7

Translating Laboratory Permeability Data to HGCU Conditions

8

Operation and Performance of the TIDD APF

9

Site Visits to Tidd

11

Analyses of Tidd Ash Samples

 

Size Distribution

14

Chemical Analysis

17

Nodule Porosity, Uncompacted Bulk Porosity, and Specific Surface Area

20

Scanning Electron Microscopy

21

Laboratory Baking of Ash Nodules

21

Avoiding High-Strength PFBC Ash Deposits

34

Design of a High-Temperature Uncompacted Bulk Porosity Test Device

34

Test Device

34

Characterization of Gasifier Samples

35

Part 2, Pages 46 - A-3.pdf  

Task 2 Filter Material Characterization

46

Future Work

60

References

61

Appendix A Analytical Methods Used to Characterize Ash

A-1