Effects of Feedstock and Particle Size On Biomass Gasification Tars

Monday, November 8, 2010: 1:49 PM
Grand Ballroom H (Marriott Downtown)
Katherine R. Gaston1, Kim Magrini2, Mark W. Jarvis2, Kristin Smith1 and Mark Nimlos1, (1)National Bioenergy Center, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO, (2)National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO

Particle size fractions (0.5 to 4.0 mm) of seven different feedstocks were studied in a biomass gasifier at 850C. Light gases were measured and tars were analyzed by a molecular beam mass spectrometer; the results were correlated to the feedstock analyses.

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