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Coal sulfur measurements

J. W Hamersma

Coal sulfur measurements

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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Industrial Environmental Research Laboratory, National Technical Information Service [distributor in Research Triangle Park, NC, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coal -- Analysis,
  • Coal -- Sulfur content

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J.W. Hamersma and M.L. Kraft ; prepared for U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development
    SeriesInteragency energy/environment R&D program report -- EPA-600/7-79-150, Research reporting series -- EPA-600/7-79-150
    ContributionsKraft, M. L, Industrial Environmental Research Laboratory (Research Triangle Park, N.C.), TRW Defense and Space Systems Group
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 66 p. :
    Number of Pages66
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17967042M

    The reserve base of coal with an unknown sulfur level is 18, million tons. The percentages of deep and strippable coal are 56 percent and 44 percent, respectively. The basis for reserve base estimates and analytical data for this report was the fuels availability system, a Bureau of Mines data bank containing numerous data on fossil fuels. Sulfur impregnated coal based carbon weighs gram per cubic centimeter or kilogram per cubic meter, i.e. density of sulfur impregnated coal based carbon is equal to kg/m³. In Imperial or US customary measurement system, the density is equal to pound per cubic foot [lb/ft³], or ounce per cubic inch [oz/inch³].


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Coal sulfur measurements by J. W Hamersma Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Coal sulfur measurements. [J W Hamersma; M L Kraft; Industrial Environmental Research Laboratory (Research Triangle Park, N.C.); TRW Defense and Space Systems Group.]. If treated upon utilization, most sulfur in the coal will be of organic form, because the inorganic sulfur can be removed by coal washing, flotation, and oil agglomeration (Calkins, ).

In general, upon utilization, the sulfur content of coal ranges from 2% to 4% for bituminous coal, % to % for sub-bituminous coal, and % to % for. When coal is burnt, the metal equipment can get corroded rapidly due to the presence of higher sulfur content.

Moreover, sulfur itself is an environmental pollutant when it burns. Hence, there is a requirement for a simple, yet rapid and robust tool to measure the sulfur content of coal for the characterization and value of the coal, from. Tables 27 through 33 present results from determinations of forms of sulfur in coal standards; also shown are accepted values and standard deviations for replicate measurements.

Total sulfur concentrations from replicate determinations on nine coke and coal standards are shown in table The accepted values (Alpha Resources, Inc., ) were.

The Problems of Sulphur discusses all aspects of the problems associated with sulfur in coal. The book is divided into three parts. Part 1 addresses the forms of sulfur in coal and evaluates processes directed at the chemical removal of sulphur.

• The use of low-sulfur coal • Pretreatment of coal for sulfur removal. • In situ sulfur capture during combustion. • Post-combustion treatment of Coal sulfur measurements book gas 2.

Sulfur in Coal Sulfur Content The total sulfur content Coal sulfur measurements book coal can vary within a single deposit as well as between Size: KB.

The overall average western coal fuel sulfur content (of coals tested) was ng/J ( Ib SO /10 Btu fired) with an average fuel sulfur emitted of %. For eastern coal, the average fuel sulfur content was ng/J ( Ib SO2/10 Btu fired) with an average fuel sulfur emitted of %.

Coal is a combustible black or brownish-black sedimentary rock, formed as rock strata called coal is mostly carbon with variable amounts of other elements; chiefly hydrogen, sulfur, oxygen, and nitrogen.

Coal is formed when dead plant matter decays into peat and is converted into coal by the heat and pressure of deep burial over millions of y: carbon. Energy Information Administration/ U.S. Coal Reserves: An Update by Heat and Sulfur Content ix The ranges of sulfur contents for low- medium- and high sulfur coals are discussed in Appendix B, “Coal Quality,” and Table Size: KB.

EPA/ July Coal Sulfur Measurements by J. Hamersma and M. L Kraft TRW Defense and Space Systems Group One Space Park Redondo Beach, California Contract No. Task No Program Element No. INE EPA Project Officer. The total sulphur in coal varies in the range of - 11 wt %, although in most cases it is beetwen 1 and 3 wt %.

Sulphur occurs in a variety of both inorganic and organic forms. The National Coal Resource Assessment Overview. Edited by. high-sulfur coal may be burned in this way while simultane- An Introduction to Coal Quality Coal sulfur measurements book Stanley P.

Schweinfurth. efficiency and life expectancy of a furnace or boiler, and they often require costly repairs. Sulphur is found naturally in coal. It is composed primarily of carbon and hydrogen along with small quantities of other elements, notably sulfur, therefore, burning the coal will result in deposition of these elements and compounds in the burner.

so its highly likely that the sulphurous smell is indeed coming from your coal burner =). Coal quality parameters of greatest interest include ash, moisture, sulfur, and energy density (also known as heat content).Although most coal operations can obtain this information about coal quality by taking physical samples, preparing the samples, and analyzing them with laboratory equipment, these processes often involve a time lag of up to 24 hours from gathering the sample to final.

Coal sampling and analysis standards 4 Abstract Each year, billions of tonnes of coal are traded in regional and international market for use in power generation, steel and cement making, and many other purposes. In commercial operations, the price of coal not. Coal can contain up to 10% sulfur by weight, although values of % are more typical depending on the region where the coal was extracted.

Sulfurous gases (primarily sulfur dioxide) produced by the combustion of fossil fuels are the major cause of acid rain and. Evaluation of the Removal of Organic Sulfur from Coal Abstract As the removal of sulfur from coal prior to combustion acquires more importance in order to meet evermore stringent antipollution regulations, research on the development of methods for the cleaning of coal continues to by:   Purchase Processing and Utilization of High-Sulfur Coals V, Volume 21 - 1st Edition.

Print Book & E-Book. ISBNBook Edition: 1. Sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions produced in the generation of electricity at power plants in the United States declined by 73% from toa much larger reduction than the 32% decrease in coal-fired electricity generation over that period.

From tothe most recent year with complete power plant emissions data, SO2 emissions fell. Sulfur content measurement in coal by X-ray fluorescence method Article in Radiation Physics and Chemistry 61(3) June with 79 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

@article{osti_, title = {Changes in coal sulfur during carbonization}, author = {Anderson, R A and Polansky, T S}, abstractNote = {Changes in the sulfur forms during carbonization of a High Volatile A rank, high sulfur, Pittsburgh Seam coal were investigated.

Possible effects of mineral matter content were investigated by use of a float fraction of the whole coal. But in my quest to find local suppliers of coal for myself and others, I have read quite a bit about the different types of coal.

As a result I have begun to question what I know, and don't know, about sulfur content. According to Wikipedia, the anthracite and bituminous coal both have about 1% sulfur content. Indian coal generally has low sulfur contents. The operative combustion temperature is assumed to be K. Carbon Dioxide and Sulfur Dioxide.

From the elemental analysis of the coal, the percentage of carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen, ash, and moisture in the coal is known. Let C be the mass of the S of the sulfur, H of the carbon.

Sulfur Measurement Handbook 3 Coking Formation of carbon in the tubing or glass tube of a total sulfur hydrogenation furnace.

It is the result of the incomplete reaction of a hydrocarbon with hydrogen. CSA Canadian Standards Association. FM Factory Mutual. FID Flame Ionization Detector FPD Flame Photometric DetectorFile Size: KB.

In coal, those products, exclusive of moisture, given off as gas and vapor determined analytically. Anthracite coal creates a steady and clean flame and is preferred for domestic heating. Furthermore it burn longer with more heat than the other types.

Typical Sulfur Content in Coal. Anthracite Coal:. Coal - Coal - Structure and properties of coal: The plant material from which coal is derived is composed of a complex mixture of organic compounds, including cellulose, lignin, fats, waxes, and tannins.

As peat formation and coalification proceed, these compounds, which have more or less open structures, are broken down, and new compounds—primarily aromatic (benzenelike) and hydroaromatic. Sulfur is included in the ultimate analysis of coal and coke.

Formerly under the jurisdiction of Committee D05 on Coal and Coke, these test methods were withdrawn in December and replaced by D Test Method for Sulfur in the Analysis Sample of Coal and. Behavior of sulfur during coal pyrolysis Dakang Shao a, Erik J.

Hutchinson a, Jenny Heidbrink a, Wei-Ping Pan a,*, Chen-Lin Chou b a Center for strated that 31% (sum of H,S and COS) of the coal sulfur appeared in the gaseous products of the coal pyrolysis, while.

An ASTM designation number identifies a unique version of an ASTM standard. Active Standard ASTM D | Developed by Subcommittee: D Book of Standards Volume: Sulfur is part of the ultimate analysis of coal and coke.

Results of the sulfur analysis are used for evaluation of coal preparation and cleaning, evaluation of. The volume of gas desorbing from a coal sample gradually declines with time. Desorption measurements for the extended desorption techniques are terminated at some point when an arbitrary low desorption rate is reached.

This rate may be reached in a matter of days for very Mable samples or can take months for some bloclcy coals. A wide variety of coal sulfur analyzer options are available to you, such as electronic.

There are 92 suppliers who sells coal sulfur analyzer onmainly located in Asia. The top countries of suppliers are India, China, from which the percentage of coal. The primary goal of this project is to develop advanced flotation methods for coal cleaning in order to achieve 90% pyritic sulfur removal at 90% Btu yield, using coal samples procured from six major US coal seams.

Concomitantly, the ash content of these coals is to be reduced to 6% or less. A high-quality coal would be any coal that has less than 10% ash, 1% sulfur. The dividing line between medium and low really depends upon what you’re using the coal for and how you’re using it, but the dividing line is around 30% ash, 3% sulfur.

If you get more. sulfur levels in coal also tend to affect attributes that are not reflected in the coal transactions 2 There are four broad alternatives for reducing the sulfur in a utility’s boiler charge: low and high sulfur coal blending; physical cleaning of the nonorganic fraction of the sulfur in.

Electric utilities increasingly are able to use high-sulfur coal without causing the same pollution problems it used to, making shares of companies that sell the coal attractive. Total Sulfur. S ulfur occurs in coal as the sulfide of iron and in combination with the organic matter.

In some weathered coals small amounts of sulfate sulfur may also be found. Two chemical methods are used for the determination of total sulfur. In the method given, the coal is oxidized in an Eschka mixture. Coal Deposits and Properties Coal Deposits ing measurements.

Included are beds of bituminous coal and anthracite 14 inches or more thick and beds of subbituminous coal and lignite 30 inches or more thick sulfur coal reserves tend to occur in some areas of the eastern United States (east­ File Size: 7MB.

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Coal Conversions. Glossary. Resources. About Coal‎ > ‎ Coal Conversions. To Calculate Lbs of SO2 / mmBtu from % Sulfur. Lbs SO2/mmBtu = (%Sulfur × 2 × ) ÷ Btu. When coal is burned, the sulfur present in coal is converted to sulfur dioxide (SO2), which is responsible for the acid rain phenomenon.

S(s) + O2(g) → SO2(g) If kg of S are reacted with oxygen, calculate the volume of SO2 gas (in mL) formed at. The Effect of Sulfur, Btu nd Ash Contnt. n. the Price of Electric Utility Coal ouglas W. Webbink* s a consequence of the Clean Act Amenments of.electric.

utilities have been rquired to reduce their emissions of sulfur dioxide in mny locali­ ties. Since many utilities consider stack gas scubbers. .significant resource of low-sulfur Herrin coal in south central Illinois, which is typified by IBC This coal, while relatively low in sulhr at %, still does not qual^ as a compliance coal for utility boilers unless it is subjected to pyritic sulfur removal via advanced physical : R.A.

Knight. Ask Us! Sulfur in Coal. Generally, the geologically younger coal beds found in northern West Virginia contain more sulfur than the geologically older coal beds found in southern West Virginia. Geologists believe that these general distribution trends from low to high sulfur content are attributable to changes in climate through geologic time.