Tar/CH4 Reforming by Catalytic Bed Materials in a Biomass Fluidised Bed Gasifier

K. Göransson, U. Söderlind & W. Zhang
A study on in¬bed catalytic material reforming of tar/methane (CH4) has been performed in the 150 kW allothermal biomass gasifier at Mid Sweden University (MIUN). The MIUN gasifier, built for research on synthetic fuel production, is a dual fluidised bed gasifier (DFBG). The syngas for automotive fuels synthesis has a strict specification of impurities. The biggest challenge for biomass fluidised¬bed gasification is the reforming of tars and CH4. Internal reforming should be considered before downstream...