Fabrication and Performance Analysis of Downdraft Biomass Gasifier Using Sugarcane Industry WasteJournal: International Journal for Scientific Research and Development | IJSRD (Vol.3, No. 10)
Publication Date: 2016-01-01
Authors : S. S. Waghmare; R. V. Kalbandhe; S. S. Deshmukh; Tanvir Arfin;
Page : 903-907
Keywords : Gasifier; sugarcane; biomass; producer gas; production rate;
The process by which biomass can be converted to a producer gas by supplying less oxygen than actually required for complete combustion of the fuel is known as gasification. It is a thermo-chemical process and it is performed by a device known as gasifier. For executing the gasification experiments nowadays single throated gasifier uses sugarcane industry waste. In the present study we get to know that sugarcane briquettes are manufactured from residue of sugarcane which is used as a biomass material for the gasification process. Briquettes are formed by extruding the sugar which is extracted from the residue of sugarcane (bagasse) dried in the sun. Equivalence ratio, producer gas composition, calorific value of the producer gas, gas production rate and cold gas efficiency are certain grounds for estimating the performance of the biomass gasifier. The experiential results are compared with those reported in the literature.
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