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Title: Biparticle fluidized bed reactor

A fluidized bed reactor system utilizes a fluid phase, a retained fluidized primary particulate phase, and a migratory second particulate phase. The primary particulate phase is a particle such as a gel bead containing an immobilized biocatalyst. The secondary particulate phase, continuously introduced and removed in either cocurrent or countercurrent mode, acts in a secondary role such as a sorbent to continuously remove a product or by-product constituent from the fluid phase. Introduction and removal of the sorbent phase is accomplished through the use of feed screw mechanisms and multivane slurry valves.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [2]
  1. (Oak Ridge, TN)
  2. (Kingston, TN)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
869848
Report Number(s):
US 5409822
DOE Contract Number:
AC05-84OR21400
Resource Type:
Patent
Research Org:
LOCKHEED MARTIN ENRGY SYST INC
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
biparticle; fluidized; bed; reactor; fluidized; bed; reactor; utilizes; fluid; phase; retained; fluidized; primary; particulate; phase; migratory; particulate; phase; primary; particulate; phase; particle; bead; containing; immobilized; biocatalyst; secondary; particulate; phase; continuously; introduced; removed; cocurrent; countercurrent; mode; secondary; role; sorbent; continuously; remove; product; by-product; constituent; fluid; phase; introduction; removal; sorbent; phase; accomplished; feed; screw; mechanisms; multivane; slurry; valves; primary particulate; primary particulate; bead containing; continuously introduced; sorbent phase; fluid phase; fluid phase; particulate phase; particulate phase; particulate phase; particulate phase; bed reactor; bed reactor; fluidized bed; fluidized bed; retained fluidized; screw mechanism; screw mechanisms; slurry valves; by-product constituent; biparticle fluidized; multivane slurry; continuously remove; immobilized biocatalyst; feed screw; countercurrent mode; fluidized primary /435/422/999/