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Flash hydropyrolysis of coal

Brookhaven National Laboratory. Process Sciences Division

Flash hydropyrolysis of coal

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Published by Dept. of Energy, [Office of Energy Research], Brookhaven National Laboratory, Dept. of Energy and Environment, Process Sciences Division, for sale by the National Technical Information Service in Upton, N.Y, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

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  • Coal liquefaction -- Testing

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    SeriesBNL ; 51010
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Energy
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. :
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    Open LibraryOL14877355M

    The C Fly Ash from western coal burning power plants contains a high content of calcium that causes a flash set or hardening of the C Fly Ash when mixed with water. Cencig, M. The solvent is further depressurized in a series of flashes to remove part of the dissolved CO2. Preferably, the first stage of the process is accomplished in a separate unit. Small amounts of organics and other alcohols are also produced in the reactor.

    Sour gas from the cooling and separation unit 24 is sent to gas purification where sulfur components Flash hydropyrolysis of coal book removed to less than 0. Net Power plants to sell the carbon dioxide to oil companies to help improve oil production. Further, it would be highly advantageous to have a system for refining coal wherein short residence times and internally generated hydrogen are used to effect high carbon conversion while efficiently producing and then preserving high quality hydrocarbon liquids without excess gasification of such products by cracking. Sources: U. Ashy residue goes to a Kerr-McGee CSDA unit which yields additional liquid product and a high-ash material containing unreacted coal and heavy residuum, which in a commercial plant would be gasified to make the H2 needed to feed the process.

    The rheology of the fuel system is a function of solids loading, sizing, surfactants, additives, and oil viscosity. This partial quench, in addition to reducing the temperature of the decomposition vapor, increases the temperature of the heavy oil to a sufficiently high temperature to effect a "thermal cracking" of the heavy oil to lighter oil. The middle oil is hydrogenated in order to get more gasoline and the heavy oil is mixed with the coal again and the process restarts. The acid gas from the absorber overhead is sent to the sulfur recovery unit


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Flash hydropyrolysis of coal by Brookhaven National Laboratory. Process Sciences Division Download PDF Ebook

The coal is mined by either strip or underground methods as appropriate and well known in the art. One stream goes to a water cooled exchanger where the stripped water is cooled for re-use in the plant as previously described.

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In accordance with the invention, particles Flash hydropyrolysis of coal book volatile-containing carbonaceous material are heated with hot hydrogen-rich gas at a rate effective to rapidly decompose and volatilize the solid, organic material into hydrocarbon fragments and free radicals, causing them to "exit" the carbonaceous particle.

References Anon. Prior to Flash hydropyrolysis of coal book, Other Gas included propane and synthesis gases. The inefficient and expensive handling, transportation and storage of all types of coal primarily because it is a solid material prevent coal from being an exportable commodity and cause the conversion of oil-fired systems to coal to be economically unattractive.

Although some hydrocracking occurs primarily heavy liquid hydrocarbons to lighter liquid hydrocarbonsthe hydrogenation temperature and the hydrogenation residence time are selected to reduce thermal hydrocracking and gasification.

Thus, by using high velocity flows to propel the reaction products through the reactors, the direction of axial alignment of the reactors or vessel can be varied. In order to overcome some o the inherent problems with coal as a solid fuel, various methods have been proposed for utilizing coal to produce synthetic liquid or gaseous fuels.

Preferably, coals from the lignite rank to the medium volatile bituminous rank are used. These liquefaction or "synfuel" processes are capital intensive and require a great deal of externally supplied water and hydrogen, i.

The lighter oil and water are then sent to another oil-water separator where the light oil is separated from the water. Richland, WA, February. Production of CO2 has been linked with the "greenhouse" effect, i.

This oversupply, combined with a routine seasonal shut down of coal plants, caused gas production to creep above coal for the first time. In the fluidized bed reactor, particles are subjected to longer reaction residence times to obtain conversion into liquid and gaseous hydrocarbons.

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Prior to coal-derived synthesis gas was included in Other Gases. Fluidic Fuel System Preparation The pulverized char, hydrotreated oil, methanol and water are preferably mixed to produce a substantially combustible fluidic fuel.

Moro, J. The crude methanol produced is purified Flash hydropyrolysis of coal book unit 30 by, for example, distillation, and pure methanol is separated and moved to storage not shown. The stripped acid gas is then sent to a reaction furnace. Less than three months later, that's exactly what happened.

The hot quenched HDP vapors are cooled to recover heat and scrubbed to remove residual char dust in cooling and separation unit Sources: U.

The product stream is high in naphthenes and aromatics, low in paraffins and very low in olefins. The grandparent application relates to rapid volatilization of the coal particle followed by an uncatalyzed hydrogenation reaction to conserve hydrogen and increase liquid yield.

This process produces hydrogen, high quality heat and a reducing atmosphere CO for the hydrodisproportionation reaction, as well as the production of hydrogen for downstream hydrotreating and for reducing sulfur and nitrogen. The quantity of quench liquid is determined by its latent heat of vaporization and heat capacity or ability to absorb the sensible heat of the HDP vapors.

History[ edit ] Friedrich Bergius developed the process during his habilitation. Gas Purification All of the gas handling facilities required for gas purification are represented by unit 32 in FIG.

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More specifically, in the present process, a fuel gas, preferably a CO-rich methane, and more preferably a purified reaction gas, is introduced into a first-stage reactor with oxygen.

This area, represented by unit 30 of FIG.Below the explosive or flammable limit the mixture is too lean (diluted) to burn. Above the upper explosive or flammable limit the mixture is too Flash hydropyrolysis of coal book (saturated) to burn.

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