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The development of the 2.3 m internal diameter extended slagging gasifier by British Gas and Lurgi at the Westfield Development Centre has been in progress since 1985. This report describes phase IV of the project, which was carried out in two parts. The objectives of the project were: (i) to demonstrate 60 days operation of the gasifier when gasifying Markham and Illinois 6 coals; (ii) to demonstrate gasifier operability and performance when gasifying typical UK power station fuel (PSF) which contains up to 60 % ww of fines (less than 6 mm) and up to 19 % ash.

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Authors: BRITISH GAS PLC, British Gas plc, Commercial Development, London (GB)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 14399 EN (1993) 26 pp., FS, ECU 7
Availability: (2)
ISBN: ISBN 92-826-5655-1
Record Number: 199310799 / Last updated on: 1994-11-29
Original language: en
Available languages: en