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Biomass feedstock raw material is converted to synthesis gas by drying and sizing biomass raw material, pyrolyzing the processed biomass in intimate mixture with inert gases such as combustion products, thereby obtaining a product mixture of char, pyrolysis oil, and pyrolysis gas, and gasifying the char and some of the pyrolysis oil in the presence of steam and oxygen at a temperature sufficient to form the synthesis gas product substantially comprising carbon monoxide and hydrogen.

Title
Thermochemical conversion of biomass to syngas via an entrained pyrolysis/gasification process
Application Number
6/443335
Publication Number
4497637
Application Date
November 22, 1982
Publication Date
February 5, 1985
Inventor
James A Knight Jr
Atlanta
GA, US
Charles W Gorton
Atlanta
GA, US
Kenneth R Purdy
Decatur
GA, US
Agent
Newton Hopkins & Ormsby
Assignee
Georgia Tech Research Institute
GA, US
IPC
C10J 3/86
C10J 3/48
C10J 3/46
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