US 10,889,775 B2
Systems and apparatus for production of high-carbon biogenic reagents
James A. Mennell, Dellwood, MN (US); and Daniel J. Despen, Minneapolis, MN (US)
Assigned to Carbon Technology Holdings, LLC, Oakdale, MN (US)
Filed by Carbon Technology Holdings, LLC, Oakdale, MN (US)
Filed on Nov. 26, 2018, as Appl. No. 16/199,705.
Application 16/199,705 is a continuation of application No. 15/180,763, filed on Jun. 13, 2016, granted, now 10,167,437, issued on Jan. 1, 2019.
Application 15/180,763 is a continuation of application No. 14/111,281, granted, now 9,388,046, issued on Jul. 12, 2016, previously published as PCT/US2012/033628, filed on Apr. 13, 2012.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/476,025, filed on Apr. 15, 2011.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/476,043, filed on Apr. 15, 2011.
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Prior Publication US 2019/0169518 A1, Jun. 6, 2019
Int. Cl. C10L 5/44 (2006.01); C21B 5/00 (2006.01); C10B 49/02 (2006.01); C10B 53/02 (2006.01); C10B 57/02 (2006.01); C10L 5/04 (2006.01); C10B 47/30 (2006.01); C10L 5/36 (2006.01); C22B 4/02 (2006.01); H01B 1/04 (2006.01); C10B 39/02 (2006.01); C10B 41/00 (2006.01); C10B 57/06 (2006.01); C10B 57/10 (2006.01); C10B 45/00 (2006.01); B01J 21/18 (2006.01); C10B 39/00 (2006.01); C10B 43/02 (2006.01); C21C 5/52 (2006.01); C01B 32/318 (2017.01); C01B 32/312 (2017.01); C21B 13/00 (2006.01)
CPC C10L 5/447 (2013.01) [B01J 21/18 (2013.01); C01B 32/312 (2017.08); C01B 32/318 (2017.08); C10B 39/00 (2013.01); C10B 39/02 (2013.01); C10B 41/00 (2013.01); C10B 43/02 (2013.01); C10B 45/00 (2013.01); C10B 47/30 (2013.01); C10B 49/02 (2013.01); C10B 53/02 (2013.01); C10B 57/02 (2013.01); C10B 57/06 (2013.01); C10B 57/10 (2013.01); C10L 5/04 (2013.01); C10L 5/36 (2013.01); C10L 5/363 (2013.01); C10L 5/365 (2013.01); C10L 5/366 (2013.01); C10L 5/442 (2013.01); C21B 5/007 (2013.01); C21C 5/52 (2013.01); C22B 4/02 (2013.01); H01B 1/04 (2013.01); C10L 2200/0204 (2013.01); C10L 2200/025 (2013.01); C10L 2200/0469 (2013.01); C10L 2290/02 (2013.01); C10L 2290/06 (2013.01); C10L 2290/08 (2013.01); C10L 2290/145 (2013.01); C10L 2290/28 (2013.01); C10L 2290/30 (2013.01); C10L 2290/50 (2013.01); C10L 2290/52 (2013.01); C10L 2290/58 (2013.01); C10L 2290/60 (2013.01); C21B 13/0066 (2013.01); Y02E 50/10 (2013.01); Y02E 50/30 (2013.01); Y02P 10/143 (2015.11); Y02P 20/129 (2015.11); Y02P 20/145 (2015.11); Y02W 10/30 (2015.05); Y02W 10/37 (2015.05)] 19 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A biomass pyrolysis continuous reactor, wherein the biomass pyrolysis continuous reactor comprises:
a material feed system;
a plurality of spatially separated reaction zones, wherein the plurality of spatially separated reaction zones are configured for separately controlling temperature and mixing within each of the plurality of spatially separated reaction zones, wherein one of the plurality of spatially separated reaction zones is configured with a first gas inlet for introducing a substantially inert gas into the biomass pyrolysis continuous reactor, and wherein one of the plurality of spatially separated said reaction zones is configured with a first gas outlet; and
a carbonaceous-solids outlet.