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Apparatus for removal of particulate matter from gas streams

United States Patent

6,027,540
February 22, 2000
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An apparatus for the removal of particulate matter from the gaseous product stream of an entrained flow coal gasifier which apparatus includes an initial screen, an intermediate screen which is aligned with the direction of flow of the gaseous product stream and a final screen transversely disposed to the flow of gaseous product and which apparatus is capable of withstanding at least a pressure differential of about 10 psi (68.95 kPa) or greater at the temperatures of the gaseous product stream.
Smith; Peyton L. (Baton Rouge, LA), Morse; John C. (Baton Rouge, LA)
Destec Energy, Inc. (Houston, TX)
08/ 823,035
March 31, 1997
The Government of the United States of America has rights in this invention pursuant to Cooperative Agreement No. DE-FC21-92MC29310 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy.