Basic equipment list:
Fuel receiving: West Salem (WSM) unloader and conveyor
Screening/Separation: WSM Metal Detector, Eriez 18" Magnet, BMM 3'x8' double screen, WSM 100 HP Grinder, Kice Baghouse
Wet Fuel Feed: WSM fuel bin, metering bin, drag chain, feed diverter
Heat System: Dryer meter screw conveyor, rotary airlock, feed screw conveyor, 12' x 48' single pass dryer, inorganic separator
Fuel separation cyclone with magnet, dryer fan, dryer baghouse, rotary airlock, baghouse cleaning fan
Dry fuel storage bin, agitator, rotary air lock, screw conveyor, belt feeder, baghouse
Gas burner 25 MM BTU, FGR fan, fuel conveying air fan
Heat Recovery Steam Generator (HRSG), feed water pump, suction, suction stabilizer, pulsation dampener, containment pump, steam separator, heat exchanger
Pumps used to blow steam into ground were made by Aera Energy
There are guidelines for revmoval of the operation
This system DOES NOT include a steam turbine.
This plant was set up as a test site for a an oil company that was using steam to extrude oil from the ground. The equipment needs to be moved, as the land it is on has changed owners. Basic listing information:
Biomass plant dries wood (and other fuels) and feeds a burner to make steam. Fuels include: Wood, crops, manure and straw. The unit claims to have 80% efficiency. System consists of fuel receiving, handling, preparation biomass to steam energy conversion and all material handling equipment.