2477a.     NISTLER, F. [New Methods for Producer-Gas Generation From Bituminous Coal.]  Glückauf, vol. 88, 1952, pp. 346-349; Chem. Abs., vol. 46, 1952, p. 7,736.

        Special slagging-gas producer for manufacturing a cheap gas from coal dust is described.  The gas is similar to blast-furnace gas with a gross heating value of about 1,051 kcal. per m.3.  This producer should be well adapted for use with a steam-O2 mixture for generation of synthesis gas.