Gasifier from above
From the feed chute, the waste is dropped directly in the 11-foot-long gasifier which is half filled with molten copper. The process needs to be optimized for different types of feedstocks. At this site, Ze-gen engineers inject a unit with oxygen gas to help stir the liquid metal bath, said Rod Sidwell, a senior process engineer from Ze-gen.
December 14, 2009 4:00 AM PST
Photo by: Martin LaMonica
| Caption by: Martin LaMonica
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