Combustion of Crushed, Dried Texas Lignite and Char in Steam Power Boilers

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V. Z. Caracristi

Fuel Equipment, Combustion Engineering, Inc., New York, N. Y.

H. D. Mumper

Performance Analysis, Engineering-Operations, Combustion Engineering, Inc., New York, N. Y.

J. Eng. Power 84(1), 139-149 (Jan 01, 1962) (11 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3673360 History: Received April 14, 1959; Online January 10, 2012


The development and application of a processed lignite fuel to the generation of high-pressure, high-temperature steam are described. The economics of this processed fuel for steam generation is a part of the over-all economics of low-cost power generation for the production of aluminum.

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