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Pilot plant for gasification and hot gas cleaning
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Pilot facility tailored for studying gasification processes for energy recovery from waste materials or low-quality fuels. It can also perform studies of hot gas cleaning systems (from processes such as waste gasification) to allow its use as fuel in generation/cogeneration systems. It offers the possibility of testing systems for process control, fault detection and diagnosis, manufacturing execution, planning, optimization, modeling, etc., in real time, both in test reactors and on partially simulated hybrid systems using a flexible system for simulation, monitoring and computer-assisted control. The facility is currently being modified and expanded to adapt it to the requirements for its eventual integration into an electric pilot micro-network (capacity, flexibility and power). It has a processing capacity of 12 kg/h (dry matter + 20% humidity); 15 kW of electrical power resulting from the combustion of gases produced; monitoring systems for temperature, pressure, flow rates and gas composition (CO, H2 O); and actuators with feed dosing, inlet gas control, flow/recirculation control valves, electrovalves (sequencing of operations), etc. PLC and SCADA system. OPC Server.


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