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W2 Energy Begins Development of Biobutanol from Syngas

26 June 2007

W2 Energy Inc., the developer of a GAT (Gliding Arc Tornado) plasma reactor for biomass gasification for power and fuels generation, is working to manufacture biobutanol from the GAT syngas.

A GAT is a non-thermal plasma system that uses a reverse vortex flow (i.e., tornado) to preserve the main advantages of traditional gliding arc systems and overcome their main drawbacks. In contrast to a traditional GA, the GAT system ensures much more uniform gas treatment and has a significantly larger gas residence time in the reactor. Additionally the GAT provides near-perfect thermal insulation from the reactor wall, indicating that the present GAT does not require the reactor wall to be constructed of high-temperature materials.

With a high level of nonequilibrium and a large residence time, the GAT system looks promising for industrial applications including fuel conversion, according to researchers at Drexel University.

W2 says that the Drexel Plasma Institute is a technology partner.

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Talk about the most irritating alternative energy web sites... where the hell is the sound mute switch!!!!!!

DEAR SIR,

PLEASE GIVE FURTHER INFORMATION HOW TO GENERATE BUTANOL FROM SYNGAS.

LOOKING FORWARD TO YOUR KIND URGENT RESPONSE SOONEST.

BEST REGARDS,

TONGKAM TYCOON
tongkam.tycoon@gmail.com

DEAR SIR,

PLEASE GIVE FURTHER INFORMATION HOW TO GENERATE BUTANOL FROM SYNGAS.

LOOKING FORWARD TO YOUR KIND URGENT RESPONSE SOONEST.

BEST REGARDS,

luciana saliba
luciana.saliba@gmail.com

DEAR SIR,

PLEASE GIVE FURTHER INFORMATION HOW TO GENERATE BUTANOL FROM SYNGAS.

LOOKING FORWARD TO YOUR KIND URGENT RESPONSE SOONEST.

BEST REGARDS,

luciana saliba
luciana.saliba@gmail.com

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