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A dual-fuel nozzle for conversion of a 15MW Westinghouse 191 (W191) gas turbine to burn low-BTU coal-derived synthetic gas for a proof-of-concept demonstration of a gasifier at Dow Chemical Company's facility in Plaquemine, Louisiana. Dow claimed…

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Westinghouse Electric's synthetic gas Process Development Unit (PDU) that was built and operated at Waltz Mill in Madison, Pennsylvania, beginning in 1972. The U.S. government program under which Westinghouse performed low-BTU gas testing was aimed…

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The Westinghouse 501D5 (W501D5) combustor, designed for future synthetic gas use. When the new W501D5 was introduced in 1980, the combustor basket design showed evidence of what was learned under the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) test program.…

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A synthetic gas and standard fuel nozzle for the Westinghouse 501B (W501B) gas turbine. The newer low-BTU gas nozzle, shown on the left, is substantially different from the older nozzle, shown on the right. The low-heating value fuel test gas had…

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Dow Chemical Company's Westinghouse 501D5 (W501D5) gas turbines in Plaquemine, Louisiana. In 1987, two W501D5 gas turbines at this plant operated on synthetic gas from coal as part of the largest integrated gasification combined-cycle plant in the…