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Title: Fluid bed material transfer method

A fluidized bed apparatus comprising a pair of separated fluid bed enclosures, each enclosing a fluid bed carried on an air distributor plate supplied with fluidizing air from below the plate. At least one equalizing duct extending through sidewalls of both fluid bed enclosures and flexibly engaged therewith to communicate the fluid beds with each other. The equalizing duct being surrounded by insulation which is in turn encased by an outer duct having expansion means and being fixed between the sidewalls of the fluid bed enclosures.
Inventors:
 [1]
  1. (Akron, OH)
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
869456
Assignee:
Babcock & Wilcox Company (New Orleans, LA) NETL
Patent Number(s):
US 5339538
Contract Number:
FC21-87MC24132
Research Org:
Ohio Power Company
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
fluid; bed; material; transfer; method; fluidized; apparatus; comprising; pair; separated; enclosures; enclosing; carried; air; distributor; plate; supplied; fluidizing; below; equalizing; duct; extending; sidewalls; flexibly; engaged; therewith; communicate; beds; surrounded; insulation; encased; outer; expansion; means; fixed; bed material; fluid bed; fluidized bed; apparatus comprising; fluidizing air; distributor plate; bed apparatus; air distributor; transfer method; material transfer; /34/110/137/366/422/