Water Gas Profile
If you have ever been involved in the investigation of former      
gasworks (manufactured gas plant) sites then this profile could      
be of interest to you. The profile detail the types of processes      
and contaminants associated with former water gas plant.     
It follows previous profiles on gasworks site which can be found    
at http://www.eugris.info/DisplayNewsItem2. ...   
     
Dr Russell Thomas     
thomasru@pbworld.com 
       
This article describes the manufacture of gas using the water gas process. Early water gas plants were based on retorts used for coal carbonisation; however, later water gas plants more closely resembled producer gas plants in the design of the generator and in their mode of operation. Water gas plants were popular in the UK and worldwide, particularly in the USA where they were first successfully commercialised. 3723 KB (PDF)
Posted: 27/01/2010 By: Dr Russell Thomas



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