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Title: Mechanically driven centrifugal pyrolyzer

Abstract

An apparatus for fast pyrolysis of biomass and other solid organic materials including a vertically oriented cylindrical vessel having a solids outlet proximate the bottom thereof, a vapor outlet, a top wall forming at least one opening, and an adjacent heated side wall. Disposed within the cylindrical vessel and extending through the at least one opening in the top wall is a rotor having a rotatable shaft coincident with the longitudinal axis of the cylindrical vessel to which is attached at least one substantially vertically oriented blade having one edge connected directly or indirectly with the rotatable shaft and having an opposite edge spaced apart from the heated side wall, whereby a non-radial, preferably tangential, force is imparted on the feedstock in the cylindrical vessel. Also disclosed is a method for fast pyrolysis of biomass and other solid organic materials.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Mount Prospect, IL
  2. Bartlett, IL
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Gas Technology Institute (Des Plaines, IL)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1039897
Patent Number(s):
8128717
Application Number:
12/325,370
Assignee:
Gas Technology Institute (Des Plaines, IL)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
C - CHEMISTRY C10 - PETROLEUM, GAS OR COKE INDUSTRIES C10B - DESTRUCTIVE DISTILLATION OF CARBONAGEOUS MATERIALS FOR PRODUCTION OF GAS, COKE, TAR, OR SIMILAR MATERIALS
C - CHEMISTRY C10 - PETROLEUM, GAS OR COKE INDUSTRIES C10C - WORKING-UP PITCH, ASPHALT, BITUMEN, TAR
DOE Contract Number:  
FG36-01GO11082
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
47 OTHER INSTRUMENTATION

Citation Formats

Linck, Martin Brendan, and Bush, Phillip Vann. Mechanically driven centrifugal pyrolyzer. United States: N. p., 2012. Web.
Linck, Martin Brendan, & Bush, Phillip Vann. Mechanically driven centrifugal pyrolyzer. United States.
Linck, Martin Brendan, and Bush, Phillip Vann. Tue . "Mechanically driven centrifugal pyrolyzer". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1039897.
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