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High temperature effects on the dense phase properties of gas fluidized beds

Lettieri, P; Newton, D; Yates, JG; (2001) High temperature effects on the dense phase properties of gas fluidized beds. POWDER TECHNOLOGY , 120 (1-2) 34 - 40.

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Abstract

This paper reports some of the results obtained from an extensive experimental campaign aimed to study the influence of temperature on the fluidization behaviour of solid materials. The fluidization behaviour of a wide range of materials was investigated from ambient conditions up to 650 degreesC. The aim of this work was to highlight the conditions under which the role of the hydrodynamic forces (HDFs) or interparticle forces (IPFs) were dominant, in order to make predictable the fluidization behaviour at elevated temperatures. To this end, the fluidization behaviour of three fresh FCC catalysts was studied. An E-cat FCC catalyst, which contained process residuals, was examined without performing pre-treatments prior to fluidization tests. Furthermore, a highly porous silica catalyst was doped with increasing amount of potassium acetate (KOAc), 1.7, 7 and 10 wt.%. and a sample of glass ballotini was doped with 0.1 wt.% of KOAc. This was done in the attempt of modifying their surface characteristics. thus triggering changes in their fluidization behaviour with increasing temperature. The measured pressure drop across the bed and deaeration tests was used to highlight changes in the fluidization behaviour as a function of temperature. The standardized collapse time (SCT) was obtained from the collapse profiles and was used to distinguish between systems of powders dominated by HDFs and IPFs. Results obtained from analytical techniques such as thermomechanical analysis (TMA), Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry analysis (GCMS) and scanning electron microscope (SEM) are also discussed. these techniques were used to investigate physical changes in the particles with increasing temperature. (C) 2001 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.

Type: Article
Title: High temperature effects on the dense phase properties of gas fluidized beds
Location: TOULOUSE, FRANCE
Keywords: fluidized beds, hydrodynamic forces, interparticle forces, standardized collapse time, INTERPARTICLE FORCES, FINE POWDERS, BEHAVIOR, VOIDAGE, BUBBLE
UCL classification: UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL BEAMS
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science > Dept of Chemical Engineering
URI: http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/67028
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