[Gasification] tests to design a new cheap gasifier fan

Arnt Karlsen arnt at c2i.net
Sat Nov 13 03:50:13 CST 2010

On Fri, 12 Nov 2010 18:13:12 -0800 (PST), Les wrote in message 
<573209.67848.qm at web55103.mail.re4.yahoo.com>:

> To: Discussion of biomass pyrolysis and gasification 
> <gasification at lists.bioenergylists.org
> Has anyone tryed using the rotor out of a turbocharger to make a fan
> for a gasifier. I have taken the compressor end apart and made an
> adapter to mount on a C face motors, usually 3600 rpm, for a high
> volume vac system to move solids. Les Freeman

..you would need to gear up that turbocharger fan so it can 
do turbocharger speeds, they easily exceed e.g. 136000rpm,
for common automotive sizes.

..med vennlig hilsen = with Kind Regards from Arnt... ;o)
...with a number of polar bear hunters in his ancestry...
  Scenarios always come in sets of three: 
  best case, worst case, and just in case.

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