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1. (WO2010117357) SECONDARY REACTION QUENCH DEVICE AND METHOD OF USE

Pub. No.:    WO/2010/117357    International Application No.:    PCT/US2009/039783
Publication Date: Fri Oct 15 01:59:59 CEST 2010 International Filing Date: Wed Apr 08 01:59:59 CEST 2009
IPC: C10B 39/02
C10B 43/02
Applicants: SYNFUELS INTERNATIONAL, INC.
MORROW, Duane
CANTRELL, Joel
PETERSON, Edward, R.
Inventors: MORROW, Duane
Title: SECONDARY REACTION QUENCH DEVICE AND METHOD OF USE
Abstract:
In this disclosure, a reactor system is described. The reaction system comprises (a) a reaction vessel having an inner wall, wherein said reaction vessel is configured to receive reactants and export products and byproducts; (b) a primary quench device (PQD) configured to receive a coolant and disperse said coolant into said reaction vessel; and (c) a secondary quench device (SQD) configured to receive a coolant and disperse said coolant into said reaction vessel; wherein said PQD comprises an array of spray nozzles fixed on the inner wall of said reaction vessel at a first axial position; and wherein said SQD comprises (1) an axially movable pipe having a coolant entry end and a nozzle end, wherein said pipe is configured to be removably fixed inside said reaction vessel; and (2) a spray nozzle that is fluidly connected to said pipe at its nozzle end via a fluid tight seal connection.