Chemical Looping Combustion of Sulphurous Solid Fuels using Spray-Dried Calcium Manganate Particles as Oxygen Carrier
Paper in proceedings, 2014

A perovskite material, CaMn0.9Mg0.1O3-δ, has been investigated as oxygen carrier in a 10 kW chemical looping pilot using sulphurous fuels. Operation with inert gas in the fuel reactor showed that the material released significant amounts of gas-phase oxygen, indicating CLOU properties. Stable operation with fuel was performed during 29 hours with performance superior to previously tested oxygen carriers like ilmenite. A slight deterioration of the conversion was detected during the experiments, which can be attributed to the accumulation of sulphur in the oxygen carrier. However, a regeneration test with non-sulphurous fuel showed that this process is reversible and that the oxygen carrier can be regenerated after being subjected to sulphurous fuels.



Carbon capture

Chemical looping combustion

Oxygen carrier


Matthias Schmitz

Chalmers, Energy and Environment, Energy Technology

Carl Johan Linderholm

Chalmers, Energy and Environment, Energy Technology

Anders Lyngfelt

Chalmers, Energy and Environment, Energy Technology

Energy Procedia: 12th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies, GHGT 2014, Austin, United States, 5-9 October 2014

1876-6102 (ISSN)

Vol. 63 140-152

Subject Categories

Energy Engineering

Areas of Advance




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