fluidized bed


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flu·id·ized bed

 (flo͞o′ĭ-dīzd′)
n.
A mixture of fine particles of a solid (such as a fuel) and a pressurized fluid, used especially in power plants and chemical reactors.
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fluidized bed

n
(Chemical Engineering) chemical engineering a bed of fluidized solids used as a heat exchanger or mass transfer medium
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Steam Unit with Circulating Fluidized Bed Combustion (CFBC) Boiler would be used in the plant and it would be run through imported and indigenous coal.The Plant gross efficiency would be 37.58 per cent.
Due to inherent deficiencies of conventional reforming reactors, a new concept based on fluidized bed membrane reactor is getting the focus of researchers.
Neukirchen-Vluyn, Germany, May 28, 2018 --(PR.com)-- From June 11 to June 15, 2018, SCHWING Technologies will once again be presenting innovative applications and production solutions for its Fluidized Bed Process Technology at the leading Achema trade fair.
Fluidized bed (FB) combustion technology is suitable for biomass and coal cocombustion due to its high combustion efficiency for various types of fuel and better emission characteristics [4-6].
* Fluidized bed: Dry air is provided from the bottom of the unit through a perforated plate, suspending the solids until the bed resembles fluid behavior.
Dry separation technologies, especially the separation technology of the gas-solid fluidized bed, are currently used to separate coal [14-19].
After complying with ERC's financial, technical and environmental requirements, FDC Misamis was awarded a Certificate of Compliance (COC) for the first two units of the company's 3 x 135 MW Circulating Fluidized Bed (CFB) Coal Thermal Plant in Misamis Oriental.
The schematic diagram of experimental rig that was constructed to study the four phases fluidized bed is shown in figure (1).
Gas-solid fluidized bed provides thorough mixing, high heat, and mass transfers between gas and solid phases.
The order calls for refurbishment of a fluidized bed incineration plant(1) with a capacity of 135 tons per day (tpd), to maintain its proper functioning and extend its service life as well as reduce CO2 emissions through enhanced energy conservation.
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