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Syngas: Production and Methods of Analysis

Syngas: Production and Methods of Analysis

Syngas – an abbreviation for synthesis gas – is a flammable mixture comprising hydrogen, carbon monoxide and various hydrocarbons. Its name derives from its ability to synthesise other chemicals and act as an intermediary, generating a synthetic natural gas that creates ammonia and/or methanol. Here, Daniel Bignell, one of SOCOTEC’s senior analysts who is directly responsible for the creation of the organisation’s syngas method, explains how syngas is produced and analysed, as well as detailing how SOCOTEC can provide a range of services to assist your business with any syngas-related requirements.…

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Bulk and Trace Gas Sampling – Determining the Most Appropriate Method

Bulk and Trace Gas Sampling – Determining the Most Appropriate Method

A number of methods exist for the sampling and analysis of gases. Testing may be required to determine the quality of the fuel for landfill engines and other energy from waste applications. Sampling of trace components in landfill gases is often the requirement of an environmental permit, where operators have to produce an annual report on the emission of certain substances from the site.…

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