[Gasification] 15kW gasifier generator installed for maize milling

Energies Naturals C.B. energiesnaturals at gmx.de
Wed Oct 2 06:51:38 CDT 2013

This sounds very promising, Rex

can you give me a hint where to find he pics but not on Facebook ?
What do you do with the wash water?



On Wed, 2 Oct 2013 12:00:27 +0200
"Rex Zietsman" <rex at whitfieldfarm.co.za> wrote:

> Hi everybody,
> I am back on the gasifier list from a long sabbatical. But, I have not been
> idle! My colleague and I recently installed a wood fired gasifier running a
> 15kW alternator driving a 7.5kW maize mill in northern Mozambique. Here is a
> Facebook link for the photos and a short 15 second movie showing the plant
> running and milling maize:
> https://www.facebook.com/pages/Whitfield-Agri/391405990981929. 
> Some of the interesting points:
> -> Gasifier: Trillion TG30 imported from Indonesia
> -> Gas cleaning: irrigated balls located in the annulus around the gasifier
> main shell; cyclone for droplet removal; chemically activated sawdust tar
> filter; sawdust safety filter and an Isuzu truck air filter as a final gas
> filter
> -> Cooling tower: Cooling is done with a tray type cooling tower with
> cooling water circulated by 12V bilge pumps
> -> Motor: 4.1 litre Chev 6 cylinder
> -> Alternator: 380V ST synchronous alternator with AVR
> -> Uses LPG gas to start the motor allowing the motor to draw the gas
> through the system. Once operating smoothly and gasfier glowing adequately,
> the LPG is slowly shut off while the air/fuel ratio is adjusted for the
> lower BTU syngas. This start up method works very well - takes about 5
> minutes to switch over from LPG to syngas
> I have a lot of experience and clearly a lot more technical specs if anyone
> is interested. Post your queries and I will answer them so that we all learn
> from our experience.
> Rex Zietsman
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