Town Gas Manufacture; For Students, Junior Gas Engineers, and Others Connected with Gas Works

Town Gas Manufacture; For Students, Junior Gas Engineers, and Others Connected with Gas Works

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...gas leaving the condenser the water-cooled apparatus (Fig. 15) is the ideal one. In the winter the circulating water can be nearly arrested in flow to prevent chilling the gas too much, whilst in summer the flow can be as free as is desired to obtain the ideal reduction of temperature. Removal of Tar. It is an essential of a condensing plant that there should be ample provision for the speedy removal of all the tarry matter which the apparatus will remove from the gas. Otherwise hard lumpy deposits may be formed causing obstructions which are difficult to remove. Total surface of tubing 2,968 sq. ft. Capacity 1,000,000 cu. It. per day This removal of tar from the collecting vessels must be accomplished without admitting air into the gas, hence all the tar take-off pipes must be sealed efliciently before admission to the open tar well, although it may be quite well arranged for the seal pot to be inside or even a part of the.tar well. All tar pipes at this point should be of ample diameter, and every opportunity should be taken of putting in bolted on flanges and other means of affording easy access to the pipes for clearing any stoppage which may occur. Tar Wells. It is usual for tar wells to be provided underground for the reception of tar and liquor from the various portions of the plant, automatic flow by gravity being utilized as much as possible. Frequently a disused gasholder tank is found thus utilized, the comparatively large size of such affording an extensive storage capacity. Old cast iron purifier boxes are often sunk into the ground, floored over, and used for this purpose, or special tanks may be built of brick and puddle, or concrete. In the working of tar tanks, movement of the contents should be avoided as much as...show more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236931858
  • 9781236931856