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Title: Sealpot and method for controlling a solids flow rate therethrough

A sealpot for a combustion power plant includes a downcomer standpipe which receives solids of the combustion power plant, a bed including a first end and a second opposite end, the first end connected to the downcomer standpipe, a discharge standpipe disposed at the second opposite end of the bed, and an orifice plate disposed between the bed and the discharge standpipe separating the discharge standpipe from the bed. The orifice plate includes apertures disposed at a height above the bed which allow transport of fluidized solids and gas through the orifice plate.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1223698
Report Number(s):
9,163,830
12/749,284
DOE Contract Number:
FC26-03NT41866
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2010 Mar 29
Research Org:
ALSTOM Technology Ltd, Baden, CH (Switzerland)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
20 FOSSIL-FUELED POWER PLANTS