Topic of the Month

Sustainability is essential in the future (VIII)

Generating syngas from plastic wastes

Syngas is produced in the shaft kiln

Lime plays key role in the process

The lime moving bed leaves the reactor, the ash and pollutants are then filtered out. Copyright: Ecoloop

Syngas generation

Raw gas pipes with safety discs. Copyright: Ecoloop

First large-scale pilot plant

View of the Ecoloop large scale pilot plant. In this shaft kiln plant, 50,000 tons of waste plastic can be processed per year. Copyright: Ecoloop

Current research and development work

The catalytic influence of the lime (CaO) significantly reduces the formation of tars. © Michael Kübel

Syngases for the chemical industry