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Contaminant Testing Method for Gasifier Engine Systems, Second Edition — a 28-page document by Agua Das — is made available here from the archives of the former Biomass Energy Foundation (BEF). “Test that gas for tar!” Long engine life and reliable operation requires a gas with less than 30mg of tar and particulates per cubic meter (30ppm). The simplified test methods described here are adapted from standard ASTM and EPA test procedures for sampling and analyzing char, tar and ash in the gas. Suitable for raw and cleaned gas. This second edition publication contains new figures which update the original 1989 edition.
This publication was originally sold by the Biomass Energy Foundation (BEF) for $12.50. Dr TLUD and staff would like to thank Dr. Thomas B. Reed for making this publication available for free distribution.
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Resource Last Updated: 13 July 1999
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