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Title: Apparatus for controlling fluidized beds

An apparatus and process for control and maintenance of fluidized beds under non-steady state conditions. An ash removal conduit is provided for removing solid particulates from a fluidized bed separate from an ash discharge conduit in the lower portion of the grate supporting such a bed. The apparatus and process of this invention is particularly suitable for use in ash agglomerating fluidized beds and provides control of the fluidized bed before ash agglomeration is initiated and during upset conditions resulting in stable, sinter-free fluidized bed maintenance.
 [1] ;  [2]
  1. (Westmont, IL)
  2. (Bolingbrook, IL)
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Report Number(s):
US 4664678
US patent application 06/777,029
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Resource Type:
Research Org:
City of Memphis
Country of Publication:
United States
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