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Effect and influence factors of sulfur removal in coal with fungus

  • He De-wen Email author
  • Jin Yan 
  • Chai Li-yuan 
  • Huang Rui 
  • Peng Bing 
  • Wang Yun-yan 
Mineral Processing, Metallurgy And Chemistry

Abstract

The influence of coal desulfurization by fungus was experimentally studied. The results suggest that fungus can effectively remove inorganic and organic sulfur in coal, and main influences of desulfurization by fungus of pH value, temperature, coal slurry concentration and coal granularity were studied by orthodox experiment and the optimal experimental conditions are as follows: pH value 6, temperature 45 °C, coal slurry concentration 10% and coal granularity 100 µm. Under above conditions, fungus can remove up to 44.96% total sulfur and 54.87% inorganic sulfur within two days, and their desulfurization rates will increase along with time. Compared with sulfolobas, desulphurization by fungus is steady and more effective, and has advantage of high speed.

Key words

fungus desulfurization coal orthodox experiment 

CLC number

X701. 3 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • He De-wen 
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jin Yan 
    • 1
  • Chai Li-yuan 
    • 1
  • Huang Rui 
    • 1
  • Peng Bing 
    • 1
  • Wang Yun-yan 
    • 1
  1. 1.College of Metallurgical Science and EngineeringCentral South UniversityChangshaChina

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