As a part of the United States Department of Energy’s High Temperature Turbine Technology Readiness Program, the Morgantown Energy Technology Center (METC) is participating in a Ceramics Corrosion/Erosion Materials Study. The objective is to create a technology base for ceramic materials for use in stationary gas power turbines operating in a high-temperature environment produced by combustion of low-caloric coal-derived gas. METC facilities have been designed, fabricated and will be operated simultaneously exposing ceramic materials dynamically and statically to products of combustion of a coal-derived gas. This paper gives a description of the test facilities which have the capability to burn a varying low-caloric gas.
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Materials Exposure Test Facilities for Varying Low-Btu Coal-Derived Gas
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Nakaishi, CV, Carpenter, LK, & Hawkins, LW. "Materials Exposure Test Facilities for Varying Low-Btu Coal-Derived Gas." Proceedings of the ASME 1981 International Gas Turbine Conference and Products Show. Volume 4: Manufacturing Materials and Metallurgy; Ceramics; Structures and Dynamics; Controls, Diagnostics and Instrumentation; Education; Process Industries; General. Houston, Texas, USA. March 9–12, 1981. V004T12A002. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/81-GT-170
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