[Gasification] [Stoves] gasifier engine required
tmiles at trmiles.com
Sun Oct 21 14:58:46 EDT 2007
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A lot of gasification research and development has been done on rice husks.
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Engine performance studies for rice husk were conducted at University of
California Davis in the 1980s.
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[mailto:stoves-bounces at listserv.repp.org] On Behalf Of Jeff Davis
Sent: Sunday, October 21, 2007 10:29 AM
To: Discussion of biomass cooking stoves
Subject: Re: [Stoves] gasifier engine required
Dear Adolf and All,
I've invested a lot of my time looking for and making a good gasifier fuel.
my surprise I found nature beat me to the finish line.
The fuel is rice husks and one is best to use them as is!
Unfortunately, for me, there is no supply of rice husk in my area so the
I think that rice husks make a clean gas.
You can view my gasifier at the below link:
Lacking time and rice husks,
On Sunday 21 October 2007 9:19 am, jordi pujol wrote:
> Dear Stovers,
> I belong to the GCCT group (Grup de cooperacio del campus terrasa). We are
> based out of Spain, but work in several places in South America,
> implementing alternative technologies in impoverished communities. Right
> now we are working on an isolated community in Colombia. The principal
> of the community is rice, so we have a big mound of rice husks.
> Additionally we have a lister diesel engine. We would like to use
> gas for the lister engine. The lister is 16 horsepower so the gasifier
> needs to be small. Do you know anyone that produces a gasifier of that
> size, or within that range? Or, if you have clear and easy directions on
> how to build one, that would be appreciated.
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