Utilisation of byproducts from foundries as bed material in fluidised bed waste incineration

The project is an innovation project which aims to investigate if bi-products from foundries kan be used as bed material in fluidized beds in waste incineration plants. Since the bi-products contain iron it is possible that they can act as oxygen carriers. Bed material with oxygen carrier characteristics has in previous studies proven to have a positive effect on the combustion in terms of reduced emissions of carbon monoxide and nitrogen oxides. The project has potential to decrease deposition of material and the use of virgin raw material.

Participants

Henrik Leion (contact)

Docent vid Chalmers University of Technology, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Energy and Material, Environmental Inorganic Chemistry

Collaborations

RISE Research Institutes of Sweden

Göteborg, Sweden

Swerea SWECAST

Jönköping, Sweden

Funding

Swedish Energy Agency

Funding Chalmers participation during 2017–2019 with 827,200.00 SEK

Related Areas of Advance and Infrastructure

Sustainable development

Driving Forces

Energy

Areas of Advance

Innovation and entrepreneurship

Driving Forces

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Latest update

2018-03-28