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CIRCULATING FLUIDIZED BED WITH MOVING BED DOWNCOMERS AND GAS SEALING BETWEEN REACTORS

United States Patent Application

20140034134
A1
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A system and process for carrying out one or more chemical reactions are provided and include one or more chemical reactors having particulate solids forming a bed therein, and a gas stripping zone forming a non-mechanical seal between said reactors which includes a conduit connecting the reactors. The conduit includes an inlet for a stripping gas which is adapted to prevent process gas from passing between reactors while permitting particulate solids to pass between reactors.
Fan, Liang-Shih (Columbus, OH), Li, Fanxing (Cary, NC), Wang, Fei (Columbus, OH), Tong, Andrew S. (Massillon, OH), Karri, Surya B.R. (Naperville, IL), Findlay, John G. (Homer Glen, IL), Knowlton, Ted M. (Willowbrook, IL), Cocco, Raymond A. (Elmhurst, IL)
The Ohio State University (Columbus OH)
13/ 883,795
November 8, 2011
[0001] This invention was made with government support under Grant No. DE-AR000017 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The government has rights in the invention.