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8188329 Method and device for burning-off precious metal-containing materials  
A recycling furnace and method are provided for processing potentially explosive precious metal-containing materials having organic fractions that combust with great energy, the furnace including a...
8186286 Wood fired boiler  
A bio-mass fueled boiler operating at delivered efficiencies in excess of 90%. Pre-heated, pressurized primary combustion air is supplied to a primary burn chamber via horizontal and vertical...
8187364 Method and apparatus for removing volatile contaminants from industrial plants  
A method and apparatus for simultaneously removing alkali chlorides from an industrial process and purifying vaporizable contaminants such as mercury from a particulate material. Gases containing...
8181451 Method of controlling the operation of a selective catalytic reduction plant  
A method of controlling the feeding of a reducing agent, such as urea or ammonia, to a selective catalytic reduction reactor, which is operative for removing NOx from a process gas of a process...
8181584 On-line coal flow control mechanism for vertical spindle mills  
An improved apparatus for on-line coal flow control in vertical spindle mills comprising a plurality of independently adjustable flow control elements and positioning rods that adjust the...
8182583 Mercury control activated carbon management  
A method, system, and computer readable storage medium for managing powdered activated carbon (PAC) injections for controlling mercury emissions from coal-fired boilers. A mercury concentration...
8182754 Plasma apparatus for termination of radioactive and other wasters  
The apparatus is proposed for termination of radioactive and other wastes particularly for physical processing of radioactive waste with simultaneous production of hydrogen, oxygen, and electric...
8176859 Refractory brick and tapered mortar joint  
A refractory brick and mortar joint comprise a cold face of the refractory brick; a hot face of the refractory brick opposite the cold face, wherein the hot face is shorter in length than the cold...
8176911 Regulating overfire air in a boiler using an overfire air tube damper  
A method to regulate overfire air passing through an overfire air duct and entering a flue gas stream in a combustion system including: directing overfire air into an inlet of the overfire air...
8178744 Method and apparatus to demilitarize small caliber ammunition  
A method and apparatus for the demilitarization of ammunition. The apparatus is comprised of an elongated tubular ammunition conveying chamber having a wall, an inlet opening, and a discharge...
8177547 Method for starting a burner  
The invention relates to a method for starting a burner for combusting synthesis gases, wherein said burner comprises first and second fuel passages, the first fuel passage encompasses the second...
8172930 Cleanable in situ spark arrestor  
A system for reducing the occurrence of fires in a fabric filter dust collection system. The system includes an elongated housing having a first end and a second end distal from the first end. A...
8171893 Oxygen-producing oxycombustion boiler  
The boiler of the invention has a circulating fluidized bed, uses solid fuels and the oxygen obtained by high temperature oxygen production membranes, and is characterized in that the membranes are...
8167975 Exhaust gas purifying method and apparatus  
A system is provided that prevents inhibition of adsorption of Hg and other heavy metals by activated carbon or other heavy metal adsorbent due to prior adsorption of sulfur trioxide (SO3) in an...
8161661 Continuous drying apparatus and method  
Provided are a continuous drying apparatus and method. The apparatus includes a combustion chamber, a heat exchange chamber, a filter, a mixing chamber, and a drying chamber. Biomass to be dried is...
8161959 Wood burning furnace  
A wood burning furnace providing, in sequential connection, an air box, a fire box with a wood storage box/primary combustion chamber and a secondary combustion chamber separated by an ash grate, a...
8162659 Method for introducing waste and/or alternative fuels into a clinker production method and device for carrying out said method  
In a method for introducing waste substances and/or alternative fuels into a clinker production process, the raw materials, in the form of slurries or suspensions, are subjected to mechanical...
8156662 Systems for prevention of HAP emissions and for efficient drying/dehydration processes  
This invention discloses systems, apparatuses and methods for drying or dehydrating high moisture content feedstock to dry or low moisture products. The equipment systems comprise a gas turbine...
8156876 Systems and methods for integrated plasma processing of waste  
Systems and methods of integrating plasma waste processing are described. An integreted energy generation system provided with a fossil fuel power plant system having a combustion chamber and a...
8152965 Method and device for emptying the floor of a soda recovery boiler  
The invention is related to a method for emptying a furnace floor in a soda recovery boiler when the soda recovery boiler is being shut down. The emptying may be started while smelt is still...
8151716 Feed injector cooling apparatus and method of assembly  
Apparatus for protecting a feed injector and methods of assembly are provided. In one aspect, a method of assembling a feed injector cooling apparatus includes coupling a coolant source in flow...
8147587 Enhanced mercury capture from coal-fired power plants in the filtration baghouse using flue gas temperature as process control knob  
A system and associated method for improved mercury removal from a flow containing combustion exhaust. The system includes a filtration arrangement through which the flow proceeds to remove...
8147772 Animal waste processing  
A method and apparatus for eliminating mold spores, pathogens and odor from material like equine bedding. The apparatus includes two or more pairs of augers including blades to control the size of...
8147747 Swirling column nozzle, swirling column smelting equipment using the same, and swirling column smelting method  
A swirling column nozzle comprises a nozzle body with an air chamber defined therein; an outlet portion, a feed pipe penetrating through the air chamber and extending to the outlet portion, an...
8141502 Fluidized bed boiler and a grate element for the same  
A fluidized bed boiler comprises a furnace whose lower part is equipped with a grate comprising means for supplying fluidizing air into the furnace. The furnace also comprises at least one heat...
8141501 Method and facility for disposing wet sludge  
A wet sludge disposal facility is capable of smoothly transferring wet sludge to a kiln inlet part of a dry process kiln by a low feeding pressure and without substantially increasing the moisture...
8142744 Integrated boiler and air pollution control systems  
An air pollution control system includes an emission treatment system configured to receive flue gas, to reduce at least one pollutant therefrom, and to output emission treated flue gas. A first...
8142548 Method and apparatus for enhanced mercury removal  
A method and apparatus for treating a coal combustion flue gas. In one embodiment, the method includes injecting a halogen into a flue gas, and injecting partially combusted, carbon enriched...
8137099 Method for calcination of a material with low nochi emissions  
The invention relates to a method for calcination of a material in which said material is heated by contact with a heat source essentially generated by means of a flame produced with at least one...
8132520 Method and device for cooling a layer of bulk material on a conveyor grate  
A conveyor grate for the transport and cooling of bulk material, for example cement clinker, comprises a grate floor having multiple planks (12), adjacently situated transverse to the direction of...
8127697 Method and device for charging processing plants  
A device and method for charging processing plants, in particular, combustion furnaces (1), is disclosed, in which a flowing process material (3), which has solid components (6) in addition to...
8129663 Vacuum heating apparatus  
Deterioration of an O ring due to radiation heating in a vacuum heating apparatus is prevented to allow heat treatment of a substrate with good annealing properties. The vacuum heating apparatus 1...
8117975 Fossil-fuel-fired system having reduced emissions and method of operating the same  
A fossil-fuel-fired system, which includes an emissions-control-agent dispenser, a furnace, an emissions monitor and, optionally, a controller, is disclosed. The emissions-control-agent dispenser...
8117974 Biomass energy recovery apparatus  
An apparatus for extracting energy from fiber introduced as a fuel into a vertically elongated combustion chamber having a suspension burner capable of projecting a flame down the axis of the...
8117764 Control system for particulate material drying apparatus and process  
A control system for controlling the utilization of heated waste streams for fluidizing particulate matter such as coal in a fluidizing bed dryer. The control system includes a number of graphic...
8113824 Large diameter mid-zone air separation cone for expanding IRZ  
A large diameter mid-zone air separation cone is provided for decreasing NOx during burner operation by expanding the internal recirculation zone (IRZ) at the burner exit. The mid-zone air...
8110029 Integrated mercury control system  
An integrated system [1000] is described for reducing operating costs of power plants while keeping gaseous pollutants in exhaust flue gasses, such as Mercury (Hg), below acceptable limits....
8109218 Waste treatment process and apparatus  
A process for the treatment of waste, the process comprising either a gasification step or a pyrolysis step to produce an offgas and a non-airborne, solid char material; followed by a plasma...
8109217 Method, device and system for enhancing combustion of solid objects  
A system, device and method for enhancing burning of a solid object in a combustion process is provided where one or more incineration devices (101) for burning a solid object (101), at least one...
8104412 Deflector device for coal piping systems  
A deflector device for improving particle distribution within a coal piping system includes a base defining an outer circumference. The base is configured to be mounted inside a pipe such that the...
8105401 Parallel path, downdraft gasifier apparatus and method  
A method for using a downdraft gasifier comprising a housing and a refractory stack contained within the housing. The refractory stack may comprise various sections. Apertures in the sections may...
8100992 Biomass gasification apparatus  
A biomass thermochemical gasification apparatus is provided that can manufacture high-quality fuel gas out of solid biomass in an industrial manner. This fuel gas can be used as fuel for a gas...
8100064 Fuel staging methods for low NOx tangential fired boiler operation  
A tangential fired boiler includes a circumferential wall defining a combustion zone, the circumferential wall being generally rectangular when viewed along a generally horizontal cross-section. A...
8100065 Flue dust discharging method and system  
A dust discharging system for a blast furnace includes a dust collector for collecting flue dust from flue gas produced from the blast furnace, a first discharge conduit connected to the dust...
8100066 Hybrid feed mechanism  
A feed mechanism in which a ram (2) fed from a hopper (1) compresses a fuel against a closed valve (11) which is then opened for the ram to push the fuel towards a rotary scroll (6) for delivery to...
8097090 Mitigation of deposits and secondary reactions in thermal conversion processes  
Described herein are systems and methods for reducing cumulative deposition and unwanted secondary thermal reactions in pyrolysis and other thermal conversion processes. In an embodiment, a system...
8096803 Flare stack combustion method and apparatus  
Apparatus for enhancing combustion of an undesired chemical to minimize the formation of smoke during operation of a flare stack for the discharge of a flare feedstream includes a plurality of...
8096063 Apparatus and method for thermally removing coatings and/or impurities  
An apparatus for thermally de-coating and/or drying coated and/or contaminated materials comprises a support and an oven pivotally mounted to the support. The oven has charging portion for...
8097059 Exhauster bypass system  
An exhauster bypass system 20 receives an input flow of gases and entrained fine solid particles 15 from a pulverizer 12 and separates the input flow into a particle-deficient gas flow and a...
8091491 Integrated system for the extraction of heavy ash, conversion thereof into light ash and reduction of unburnt matter  
The present invention is about a process for treating all the ashes produced by a coal dust boiler (1), able to reduce the total unburnt matter content, to increase the combustion efficiency of the...