In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Waste is fed into the primary chamber of the converter where the material is gasified by heat recovered from the gases exiting the refining chamber.
- Coal, too, could be made carbon-free, using advanced power plants that gasify the fuel and then generate power while stripping away the carbon for sequestration underground.
- Mining coal, gasifying it, then using the Fischer-Tropsch process to produce the hydrocarbon molecules needed for petrol and Sasol's other products inevitably costs more than pumping crude oil.
- Global Energy, which specializes in gasification plants, is preparing to build a plant in Kentucky that gasifies a mixture of coal and municipal solid waste.
- The hot char is gasified in an air blown gasifier to produce a fuel gas and a molten slag which are jointly directed out of the gasifier through a common port which is maintained open for the free flow of both.
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As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.