FLy Ash to valuable MinErals (FLAME)

Project no.: 16390

Project description:

Objective of the project is to develop a Dusty Plasma Separator (DPS) technology which enables to separate fly ash obtained in coal power plants into different particle size fractions. Ultrafine fraction < 2,5 ?m may replace silica fume used in high performance concrete. The use of such high-performance concrete enables to extend structure lifetime from 50 to 500 years.

Project funding:

European Institute of Innovation and Technology Programme (EIT)


Project results:

The tasks of the Ultrasound Research Institute of Kaunas University of Technology the following:
1.Feasibility study of ultrasonic measurement of ash dust concentration in plasma.
2.Investigation of declogging principles of the ultrasonic measurement chamber in the Dusty Plasma Separator.

Period of project implementation: 2017-09-01 - 2018-01-31

Project coordinator: EIT RawMaterials GmbH

Project partners: Kaunas University of Technology, Tallinn University of Technology, Slovenian National Building and Civil Engineering Institute, Flemish Institute for Technological Research, Atlas Copco Airpower N.V., Value Ash technologies NV

Head:
Rymantas Jonas Kažys

Duration:
2017 - 2018

Department:
Prof. K. Baršauskas Ultrasound Research Institute

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