A device for feeding pulverised coal to a furnace

A device for feeding pulverised coal to a furnace, which comprises in combination a feed hopper (1),characterised in that the said feed hopper (1) incorporating a needle valve arrangement (3) and a depth gauge micrometer (8), the feed hopper (1) being provided on the external periphery with a pneumatic vibrator (2); the said feed hopper (1) being also provided at the bottom end with a distribution chamber (6) having primary (4) and secondary (5) compressed air-lines, the said distribution chamber (6) being provided with means as herein described, for connecting to a furnace reactor (7).

Patent Assignee: Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR)

Patent No: IN225534 [India]

Application No: 513/DEL/2003

Inventor(s): Ashis Mukherjee; Subhasis Biswas; Mainsh Kumar; Santi Gapal Sahu; Nandita Choudhury; Ashim Choudhury; Kalyan Sen

Issue Date: 18-11-2008

Filing Date: 28-03-2003

Licensing Option: Laboratory willing to jointly develop technology with industrial partner.

Implementing institute: CSIR-Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research [CSIR-CIMFR]

Funding agency: Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)

IPC Classification: F23K 3/00

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