Tag Archives: solids handling

What biofuels you?

Not long ago, I browsed a dissertation written by a Ph.D. candidate who had spent years developing models of a biofuels production process.  The manuscript was impressive.  The document was thorough in its derivations based on reaction kinetics, conservation of … Continue reading

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Don’t Fall Short When it Comes to Your Feeder

You’ve learned your lesson in the past, and struggled with solids handling problems that caused untold problems during start up, completely unrelated to your key technology. And even now, the process runs below its design capacity and requires unanticipated babysitting. … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Solids Handling Problems Kill Your Great Idea!

A few years back a client came to us in a panic.  The investors were ready to pull the plug on a new technology converting biomass to energy because non-uniform feed into the reactor was not allowing the pilot process … Continue reading

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