RANDY COTTON, STUDENT ASSISTANT, OBTAINS A SAMPLE OF CHAR FROM THE SGFM REACTOR.
THIS PROJECT ENTAILS CONDUCTING STUDIES IN AN EXISTING ONE HALF TON PER-DAY TEST REACTOR, UTILIZING ANIMAL MANURES AND OTHER BIOMASS MATERIALS AS FEED STOCKS, TO DETERMINE THE INFLUENCE OF TEMPERATURE, RESIDENCE TIME, PRESSURE, AND FEED STOCK MATERIALS ON THE YIELD AND QUALITY OF THE PROCESS.THE CHAR REMOVAL SYSTEM IS A MANUALLY OPERATED LOCK HOPPER WHICH CONTINUOUSLY SAMPLES THE SOLIDS IN THE REACTOR DURING EACH RUN.
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June 22, 2014
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