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A rapid thermal conversion process for efficiently converting wood, other biomass materials, and other carbonaceous feedstock (including hydrocarbons) into high yields of valuable liquid product, e.g., bio-oil, on a large scale production. Biomass material, e.g., wood, is feed to a conversion system where the biomass material is mixed with an upward stream of hot heat carriers, e.g., sand, that thermally convert the biomass into a hot vapor stream. The hot vapor stream is rapidly quenched with quench media in one or more condensing chambers located downstream of the conversion system. The rapid quenching condenses the vapor stream into liquid product, which is collected from the condensing chambers as a valuable liquid product. The liquid product may itself be used as the quench media.

Title
Rapid thermal conversion of biomass
Application Number
11/943329
Publication Number
7905990 (B2)
Application Date
November 20, 2007
Publication Date
March 15, 2011
Inventor
Barry Freel
Greely
CA
Agent
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe
Assignee
Ensyn Renewables
DE, US
IPC
C10G 1/00
C10B 47/00
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