Absorption of HCl and HF by Ca-based sorbents at FBC conditions

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    In fluidized bed combustion of S-​contg. fuels, adding limestone or dolomite to the bed is a widely applied method to control SO2 emissions.  In this work, HCl and HF adsorption by Ca-​based sorbents was studied in the lab. at different temps. from concns. inside the boiler furnace to those in the second pass (850-​650°)​.  The effect of temp., absorbent quality, and gas atm. on HCl and HF removal by Ca-​sorbents was examd.; special emphasis was placed on studying the effect of molten-​phase formation in HCl absorption.  Expts. were conducted isothermally using a thermogravimetric app. specially designed to study solid-​gas reactions.  Two limestones and 1 dolomite absorbent were tested; the effect of gas compn. was examd. by varying CO2, water, and SO2 concns. in a simulated flue gas mixt.  Absorbent conversions were calcd., and SEM- and energy dispersive spectrometry-​observations were conducted to study the reaction pattern inside the absorbent particles.  HF was very reactive, and conversions to CaF2 were close to 100​%.  CaCl2 was also formed at 650° and 850°, but the conversion was highly dependent on water and SO2 concns.
    Titel på gästpublikationProceedings of the 16th international conference on fluidized bed combustion
    RedaktörerDW Geiling
    FörlagAmerican Society of Mechanical Engineers, ASME
    ISBN (tryckt)9780791835234
    StatusPublicerad - 2001
    MoE-publikationstypA4 Artikel i en konferenspublikation
    Evenemangconference; 2001-05-13; 2001-05-16 - Reno, Nevada
    Varaktighet: 13 maj 200116 maj 2001


    Konferensconference; 2001-05-13; 2001-05-16

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