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1. (WO2010116050) ROTARY FURNACE FOR HEAT-TREATING SOLID MATERIALS

Pub. No.:    WO/2010/116050    International Application No.:    PCT/FR2010/000197
Publication Date: Fri Oct 15 01:59:59 CEST 2010 International Filing Date: Thu Mar 11 00:59:59 CET 2010
IPC: F27B 7/16
F27B 7/34
F23G 5/027
Applicants: IFP ENERGIES NOUVELLES
SANZ GARCIA, Elena
ROLLAND, Mathieu
Inventors: SANZ GARCIA, Elena
ROLLAND, Mathieu
Title: ROTARY FURNACE FOR HEAT-TREATING SOLID MATERIALS
Abstract:
The present invention relates to a rotary furnace for heat-treating solid materials including at least one rotary tube (1) in which the solid materials are inserted and a heating means external to the rotary tube enabling the heat treatment to be performed, characterised in that the rotary tube comprises, on the inner surface thereof and in contact with the load to be treated, at least one heating vane (30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38). The invention also relates to the use of said furnace for thermotransforming solid biomass.