[Gasification] eliminating carbon monoxide from coal gas

hugh hugh at austrop.org.au
Sun Apr 12 03:02:58 MDT 2015

I don't understand . as Carbon monoxide is a fuel as well - burn it ( I 
think suicides aren't the issue..) - what IS the issue??


On 12/04/15 1:55 PM, Mark Elliott Ludlow wrote:
> Dear Dr. Karve,
> Bubble the gas through ammonium hydroxide solution.
> Mark
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gasification [mailto:gasification-bounces at lists.bioenergylists.org] On
> Behalf Of Anand Karve
> Sent: Saturday, April 11, 2015 8:15 PM
> To: Discussion of biomass pyrolysis and gasification
> Cc: Manohar Badiger
> Subject: [Gasification] eliminating carbon monoxide from coal gas
> Coal gas as automotive fuel
> Agriculture, forests and urban centres  in India produce annually about 1000
> million tons of combustible waste biomass. Its energy content is almost 3
> times as much as the petroleum that we currently use in our country.
> Samuchit Enviro Tech developed a simple and nonpolluting technology for
> converting combustible biomass into charcoal. When hot charcoal is treated
> with steam, it produces coal gas, consisting of a mixture of carbon monoxide
> and hydrogen. We have used this reaction in an experimental stove, in which
> the coal gas is
> used as fuel.   Can anybody suggest a simple method of removing carbon
> monoxide from coal gas?
> Yours
> A.D.Karve
> ***
> Dr. A.D. Karve
> Chairman, Samuchit Enviro Tech Pvt Ltd (www.samuchit.com)
> Trustee&  Founder President, Appropriate Rural Technology Institute (ARTI)

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