August Project Pictures Blakely - 2002

4 inches of insulation go on everything.

The 1/8 scale reactor can easily process 50kg/hr.

This is the offgas sample train where the gases are filtered, condensibles removed and the sent into the Data Acquisition and Reporting (DAR) office.

The flare shown to the left is for the pyrolysis gas that is not used by the reforming process.  The smaller pipe is a vent line for high pressure relief.

Finalizing the reformer


The day before a test run, we worked late preparing the final details.

The catalyst was loaded.

Inspecting the feed hopper, at midnight.