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Title: R D for the storage, transport, and handling of coal-based fuels

Abstract

The product of several advanced physical coal cleaning processes is a dry, ultrafine coal (DUC), in the order of 10 microns mean mass diameter. Environmentally safe systems must be provided for the storage, transport, and handling of this fuel. The objective of the project is the development of total logistics systems for DUC, including experimental verification of key features. The systems to be developed will provide for safe, economic, and environmentally protective storage and delivery of DUC for residential, commercial, and industrial uses. Work this quarter entailed: obtaining all of the test coals including 10 lbs of Illinois No. 6 cleaned by the LICADO process. Installation of the test system for the Residential Storage Tank including piping and the components required to recycle the ultrafine coal. Completion of the design of the scale model test of the Industrial/Commercial Storage System. Piping and supports for the porous fluidization plates in the floor of the tanks have been completed. Preliminary results with the Illinois No. 6 coal cleaned by the Bechtel heptane/asphalt process indicate that this material is cohesive and difficult to fluidize. Studies of dune formation have been made with the Illinois No. 6 coal. These data provide information on themore » minimum velocity which will transport the particles. 11 refs., 18 figs.« less

Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Westinghouse Electric Corp., Pittsburgh, PA (USA). Advanced Energy Systems Div.
Sponsoring Org.:
DOE/FE
OSTI Identifier:
6370422
Report Number(s):
DOE/PC/89797-T1
ON: DE91005600
DOE Contract Number:
AC22-89PC89797
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
01 COAL, LIGNITE, AND PEAT; BITUMINOUS COAL; MATERIALS HANDLING; FLAMMABILITY; FLUIDIZATION; IGNITION; PARTICLE SIZE; PROGRESS REPORT; REGULATIONS; STORAGE; TRANSPORT; BLACK COAL; CARBONACEOUS MATERIALS; COAL; COMBUSTION PROPERTIES; DOCUMENT TYPES; ENERGY SOURCES; FOSSIL FUELS; FUELS; MATERIALS; SIZE; 013000* - Coal, Lignite, & Peat- Transport, Handling, & Storage; 010600 - Coal, Lignite, & Peat- Properties & Composition

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Not Available. R D for the storage, transport, and handling of coal-based fuels. United States: N. p., 1990. Web. doi:10.2172/6370422.
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title = {R D for the storage, transport, and handling of coal-based fuels},
author = {Not Available},
abstractNote = {The product of several advanced physical coal cleaning processes is a dry, ultrafine coal (DUC), in the order of 10 microns mean mass diameter. Environmentally safe systems must be provided for the storage, transport, and handling of this fuel. The objective of the project is the development of total logistics systems for DUC, including experimental verification of key features. The systems to be developed will provide for safe, economic, and environmentally protective storage and delivery of DUC for residential, commercial, and industrial uses. Work this quarter entailed: obtaining all of the test coals including 10 lbs of Illinois No. 6 cleaned by the LICADO process. Installation of the test system for the Residential Storage Tank including piping and the components required to recycle the ultrafine coal. Completion of the design of the scale model test of the Industrial/Commercial Storage System. Piping and supports for the porous fluidization plates in the floor of the tanks have been completed. Preliminary results with the Illinois No. 6 coal cleaned by the Bechtel heptane/asphalt process indicate that this material is cohesive and difficult to fluidize. Studies of dune formation have been made with the Illinois No. 6 coal. These data provide information on the minimum velocity which will transport the particles. 11 refs., 18 figs.},
doi = {10.2172/6370422},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {Mon Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 1990},
month = {Mon Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 1990}
}

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