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synthesis gas

n.
A mixture of gases made as feedstock for chemical processes or industry, especially a fuel produced by controlled combustion of coal in the presence of water vapor. Also called syngas.

synthesis gas

n
1. (Chemistry) a mixture of carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, and hydrogen formerly made by using water gas and reacting it with steam to enrich the proportion of hydrogen for use in the synthesis of ammonia
2. (Chemistry) a similar mixture of gases made by steam reforming natural gas, used for synthesizing organic chemicals and as a fuel

syn′thesis gas`


n.
any of several gaseous mixtures consisting essentially of carbon monoxide and hydrogen, used in the synthesis of chemical compounds, as ammonia and alcohols.
[1940–45]
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Operating assets include seven fixed bed gasifiers, two entrained flow gasifiers, Synthesis gas purification facilities, Grade AA Methanol Production, General Electric Combined Cycle Power Generation, and Fuel Processing and Storage facilities.
The program's overall objective is to develop solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) technology, fueled by coal synthesis gas (coal gas) that will be used in highly-efficient central generation power plant facilities.
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Sasol of South Africa converts synthesis gas into a broad range hydrocarbon streams using its slurry phase distillate process.
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The plant produces a particle-free synthesis gas volume flow of approximately 1 standard cubic metre (Nm3/h).
The company engineers, supplies and constructs air separation and synthesis gas plants as well as technology furnaces and fired process equipment for the refining, petrochemical, chemical, gas, and pharmaceutical industries.
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Using iron catalysts in Fischer-Tropsch process (converting synthesis gas (a mixture of CO and H2) to hydrocarbons) is of great significance compared to other metals, the Iranian Nanotechnology Initiative Council (INIC) said.
Gasification turns carbon-based feedstocks into synthesis gas, or syngas, which primarily is made up (more than 85% by volume) of carbon monoxide and hydrogen and smaller quantities of carbon dioxide and methane.