Accession Number:

AD1044597

Title:

Rotary Kiln Gasification of Solid Waste for Base Camps

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report

Corporate Author:

U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) Champaign United States

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2017-10-02

Pagination or Media Count:

813.0

Abstract:

This project was undertaken to design and construct a battalion-scale waste-to-energy WTE system based on the principle of gasification. This system was designed to convert 1 to 3 tons per day of mixed wastes to energy, with minimal pre-processing, and with a net-positive energy output net of parasitic losses. The size of the system should be limited to two, 20-ft shipping containers. The rotary kiln WTE system was conceived to address the following criteria 1 to accept and process mixed, unsorted municipal waste materials, 2 to minimize process energy required through careful heat management and use of hydraulics, and 3 to integrate into contingency utility systems by using standard diesel generators.

Subject Categories:

  • Solid Wastes and Pollution and Control
  • Fuels

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE