[Gasification] The Coffee Car

Lloyd Helferty lhelferty at sympatico.ca
Thu May 16 00:21:52 CDT 2013

"a pair of legs, protruding through the floor of the pick-up, running 
like crazy"?

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On 2013-05-12 3:02 PM, Mark Ludlow wrote:
> There was a part of the video where I swear I saw a pair of legs, 
> protruding through the floor of the pick-up, running like crazy. You 
> don't suppose...? If my eyes weren't fooling me then I want to drink 
> the coffee that guy is drinking!
> *From:*Gasification 
> [mailto:gasification-bounces at lists.bioenergylists.org] *On Behalf Of 
> *Tom Miles
> *Sent:* Sunday, May 12, 2013 11:51 AM
> *To:* 'Discussion of biomass pyrolysis and gasification'
> *Subject:* Re: [Gasification] The Coffee Car
> Coffee husks (silverskin) are paper thin so pelletizing makes sense. 
> Spend grounds would also be available.
> http://repositorium.sdum.uminho.pt/bitstream/1822/22361/1/fulltext.pdf
> A few years ago a company here supplied two 25 kWe gasifiers for 
> coffee husks (silverskin) to Costa Rica. I saw the husks and the 
> gasifier but never saw it run and wasn't invited back. We understand 
> that the gasifiers in Costa Rica never operated.
> Tom
> *From:*Gasification 
> [mailto:gasification-bounces at lists.bioenergylists.org] *On Behalf Of 
> *Francesco Tortorici
> *Sent:* Sunday, May 12, 2013 10:59 AM
> *To:* Discussion of biomass pyrolysis and gasification
> *Subject:* Re: [Gasification] The Coffee Car
> I need to correct my reply.  At 5:20 of the video he states that they 
> are using the chaff.
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=JzUiLISzYP8#! 
> <http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=JzUiLISzYP8#%21>
> Francesco
> On Sun, May 12, 2013 at 10:43 AM, Francesco Tortorici 
> <francescot at gmail.com <mailto:francescot at gmail.com>> wrote:
> They are using used coffee grounds that are pelletized.  It is shown 
> on some of their other videos.
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