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Update on the Transportable Plasma Waste to Energy System at Hurlburt Field
AIR FORCE SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMAND HURLBURT FIELD FL
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What is Plasma Plasma is an ionized gas that conducts electricity. The current releases large amounts of heat. Several technologies have been developed to use this source of heat which can reach temperatures from 10,000 to 20,000 F. No fossil fuels. Plasma is traditionally an expensive technology for waste treatment. Identification of a niche market--Marine. Marine environment characterized by lack of space most expensive real-estate in the world. Plasma allows for the development of small compact systems. Marine expertise led to opportunities on land-based waste treatment.
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