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RE43733 Method and apparatus for improving boiler combustion  
A combustion air system for a recovery boiler is described in which multiple levels of secondary and tertiary combustion air ports each have an even number of ports, with the ports on opposing...
8287803 Blaster nozzle  
A novel blaster nozzle used for assisting in the pneumatic removal of cloggings and cakings during the transport of particulate matter through an enclosure housing is set such that it can be...
8277543 Fossil fuel fired, closed cycle MHD generator in parallel with steam turbine cycle with zero emissions and CO2 sequestration  
Disclosed is a gaseous fossil fuel fired, indirectly heated, Brayton closed cycle comprising an alkali metal seeded noble gases that is rendered non-equilibrium, electrically conducting in a...
8276528 Pneumatic fuel distributor for solid fuel boilers  
A pneumatic fuel distributor for solid fuel boilers is described incorporating in various embodiments one or more of the following features: a converging nozzle section, a converging adjustable...
8274560 Flame detector for monitoring a flame during a combustion process  
A flame detector is disclosed for monitoring a flame during a combustion process, comprising a camera and a carrier tube, wherein the camera is arranged at a front end of the carrier tube such that...
8266812 System for drying and torrefaction  
An apparatus for torrefaction of water containing cellulosic materials is performed in an inert atmosphere. The cellulosic material is cascaded through the apparatus between a plurality of...
8266821 Method for drying and torrefaction  
A method for torrefaction of water containing cellulosic materials is performed in an inert atmosphere. The cellulosic material is cascaded through the apparatus between a plurality of rotatable...
8266853 Corbel repairs of coke ovens  
An improved corbel includes a first tier having first blocks and a second tier having second blocks. Each of the first blocks includes a first aperture extending through the block from a first...
8268073 System and method for making cement and cement derived therefrom  
Integrated cement production systems and methods implementing the systems are disclosed, where the integrated cement production systems include a burnable fuel supply subsystem, a cement raw...
8267020 Coal nozzle tip shroud  
An outer shroud for a solid fuel nozzle tip includes: an top shell portion and a bottom shell portion, each portion fabricated from a preform produced from a single sheet of flat stock and each...
8268233 Eddy-free high velocity cooler  
A cooling system comprises serpentine cooling fluid passages cast into a work piece with carefully controlled turning radii and profiles. Individual interdigitated baffles are contoured in the...
8263037 Spherical carbon nanostructure and method for producing spherical carbon nanostructures  
A method for producing carbon nanostructures according to the invention includes injecting acetylene gas into a reactant liquid. The injected acetylene molecules are then maintained in contact with...
8261677 Gasification boiler for solid fuels, in particular for bales of straw, with optimised exhaust gas values  
The invention relates to a gasification boiler for the combustion of solid fuels, in particular bales of straw, for heating purposes and for the production of hot water. The inventive boiler is...
8256361 Liquid-cooled grill comprising wear plates  
A grill consisting of liquid-cooled grill plates and liquid-cooled lateral panels, the surfaces of which are provided with wear plates (1) connected to the liquid-cooled grill plates (2) and...
8250996 Process and apparatus for burning coal instead of oil  
The present invention provides a process for burning coal instead of oil comprising the stages of coal gasification, gas combustion and optionally gas purification, utilization of residual heat of...
8251088 Variable orifice for particulate coal conduit  
A simplified variable orifice for a conduit furnishing a stream of particulate coal to a burner for a turbine in an electrical utility plant. Two plates are installed across the conduit, one of...
8250995 Log cartridge burning system  
A Log Cartridge Burning System is provided comprising a simple, convenient and manageable wood burning system which can easily be applied for use to cook and heat. The log cartridge is comprised of...
8250994 Collapsible material, placement rack, incineration method, lost-wax mold, and mold collapsing method  
A collapsible material is provided which maintains a predetermined strength and shape until it is heated and increased in temperature to a desired temperature and then can collapse, after a lapse...
8251694 Method for in-furnace reduction flue gas acidity  
A method for of reducing the acidity and lowering the acid dewpoint of flue gas, the method steps including partially combusting the fuel in a first stage to create a reducing environment;...
8246757 Pyrolysis methods and ovens therefor  
Pyrolysis methods for disassociating an organic mass, or coating from an article, by placing the article in an air tight processing chamber, circulating a gaseous mixture of ambient air and at...
8245653 Split shell circular furnace and binding systems for circular furnaces  
Binding systems are described for applying compressive forces on the refractory hearth and/or refractory sidewall of a circular furnace having an outer metal shell which may be segmented. One...
8240123 Integrated biomass energy system  
A cyclonic combustor comprising a combustion liner forming a combustion chamber having a generally cylindrical shape, a biomass feed inlet for receiving biomass particles under pressure, wherein...
8240259 Method and apparatus for cooling hot gases and fluidized slag in entrained flow gasification  
A method and device for cooling hot crude gas and slag from entrained flow gasification of liquid and solid combustibles at crude gas temperatures ranging from 1,200 to 1,800° C. and at pressures ...
8241585 Refractory wall and method for fabricating the same  
A refractory wall is provided. The refractory wall includes a plurality of wall bricks coupled together to define an inner surface of the refractory wall, and a sensor port coupled to the plurality...
8240258 Burner for waste plastic  
The present invention provides a burner which uses solid fuels, especially waste plastic fuels. Burner size is minimized by having multiple combustion chambers concentrically located around a...
8234985 Boiler producing steam from flue gases under optimized conditions  
This invention relates to a boiler (1) drying, igniting and combusting refuse and producing steam (2, 2a) by heat exchange with flue gases (3), said boiler defining a main flow direction (5) of...
8236235 Removable nozzle for use with air cannons and aerators and method for replacing same  
A nozzle for introducing pressurized fluids into an industrial vessel is releasably attachable to and detachable from a mounting member securedly attached to an exterior surface of the vessel. The...
8234986 Method and apparatus for turbulent combustion of fly ash  
An apparatus for processing fly ash comprising a heated refractory-lined vessel having a series of spaced angled rows of swirl-inducing nozzles which cause cyclonic and/or turbulent air flow of the...
8231382 Apparatus and method for thermally removing coatings and/or impurities  
This invention relates to apparatus for thermally de-coating and/or drying coated and/or contaminated materials. The apparatus comprises at least one support, an oven (10) mounted to each support...
8230795 Circulating fluidized bed device provided with an oxygen-fired furnace  
The invention relates to a circulating fluidized bed device provided with an oxygen-fired furnace (1), a separator (2) for separating gas and solid particles, a return circuit for returning solids...
8230797 Corrosion resistant coatings suitable for elevated temperature application  
The present invention relates to corrosion resistance coatings suitable for elevated temperature applications, which employ compositions of iron (Fe), chromium (Cr), nickel (Ni) and/or aluminum...
8231380 Combustion method with cyclic supply of oxidant  
The invention concerns a combustion method for industrial furnace comprising an arrangement of two substantially parallel and symmetrical burner assemblies (G, D). Each burner assembly comprises a...
8230796 Air-fired CO2 capture ready circulating fluidized bed steam generators  
A combustor 110 is operative to effect therewith the combustion of fossil fuel 114′ in order to thereby both heat to a working fluid 102 and generate a flue gas 104. An air preheater 144 receives t...
8226798 Method of converting pyrolyzable organic materials to biocarbon  
A method of forming a pyrolysed biocarbon from a pyrolyzable organic material is delineated. The method involves the conversion of pyrolyzable organic materials to biocarbon for subsequent use. A...
8226913 Reducing mercury emissions from the burning of coal  
Sorbent components containing halogen, calcium, alumina, and silica are used in combination during coal combustion to produce environmental benefits. Sorbents such as calcium bromide are added to...
8225524 Air wiping device  
An air wiping device for drying an elongated product that passes through the air wiping device. The air wiping device includes a housing having an internal elongated tubular passage through which...
8220452 Removable fireplace cleanout  
The removable fireplace cleanout facilitates the chore of cleaning ash and/or other residue from a fireplace. The cleanout device is a relatively wide, low pan or tray configured for placement...
8220400 Process for efficient energy recovery from biomass  
A method for extracting energy from biomass depleted of at least some carbohydrate, at least some oil, or both by a) introducing the biomass into a vertically elongated combustion chamber having i)...
8220123 Method and apparatus for converting coal classifier outlet to turret adapted for diffusion technology  
The OEM Venturi and outlet structures of a conventional coal classifier are removed and replaced with a simple turret having four outlet openings which are connected to the combustion chamber feed...
8216345 Gasification apparatus and method  
A gasification system is disclosed having a combustion or reaction vessel, a scrubber housing, and a filter housing. A carbonaceous fuel is partially combusted in the reaction vessel to generate a...
8219247 Method of operating a furnace  
A method of operating a furnace having process tubes and multiple burners where it is desired to conform the temperatures of the process tubes to selected target temperature criterion. The present...
8210112 Method for improving the slag quality of grate firing systems  
A method for improving a slag quality of slag in a grate firing system. The method includes providing slag in a grate firing system including a combustion chamber disposed above a combustion bed....
8210111 Method and system for lining a coal burner nozzle  
A method and liner system for a pneumatically conveyed particulate conduit are provided. The conduit includes an inlet opening, an outlet opening, and a duct extending therebetween. The system...
8210110 Apparatus for combustion of biofuels  
An apparatus for combustion of biomass is provided. The apparatus generally includes opposingly paired sidewalls, a fixed panel traversing the opposingly paired sidewalls, an actuatable panel...
8205565 Apparatus and method for injecting waste tires through the burner end of a kiln  
A device is provided for accelerating and propelling whole tires into the combustion zone of a kiln. More specifically, the device comprises an upper accelerating assembly and a lower accelerating...
8202083 Process and installation for increasing the burning energy produced by a natural fuel gas  
A process and an installation for increasing the burning energy of a natural fuel gas upon burning the same for domestic or industrial purposes. The process includes the step of supplying the...
8201708 Method and apparatus for the continuous controlled discharge of solids  
A silo has more than one discharge passage, and each passage has the ability to increase or decrease its respective flow rates. The silo and each portion of the silo that feeds into each individual...
8199790 Reactor vessel for plasma gasification  
Disclosed herein is a reactor vessel for plasma gasification reactors employing a DC graphite electrode, AC graphite electrodes, AC plasma torches or DC plasma torches to create a high-energy...
8196532 Air-fired CO2 capture ready circulating fluidized bed heat generation with a reactor subsystem  
A combustor 110 combust a fluidized bed of fossil fuel 114, 114′ to heat a working fluid 102 and generate flue gas 104. An air preheater 144 has first and second gas passageways 144a, 144b for r...
8197787 Method and apparatus for producing fine carbon particles  
A method includes producing an isolation atmosphere in a phase changing area above a reactant liquid and then injecting a feed material into the reactant liquid. The feed material includes a...