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Pub. No.:    WO/2011/139356    International Application No.:    PCT/US2011/000769
Publication Date: 10.11.2011 International Filing Date: 03.05.2011
C10B 47/30 (2006.01), C10B 53/02 (2006.01), F27B 7/34 (2006.01), C10L 5/44 (2006.01)
Applicants: ICM, INC. [US/US]; 310 North First Street P.O. Box 397 Colwich, Kansas 67030 (US) (For All Designated States Except US).
THORN, Matt [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
BENNETT, Albert [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
VANDER GRIEND, Samuel [US/US]; (US) (For US Only)
Inventors: THORN, Matt; (US).
BENNETT, Albert; (US).
Agent: MADDEN, Robert B.,; P.O. Box 2938 Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402 (US)
Priority Data:
61/330,831 03.05.2010 US
Abstract: front page image
(EN)A device includes a rotary drum and a fluid conduit. The rotary drum has a horizontal rotation axis and the drum has a sealed inlet end and a sealed outlet end. The drum is configured to receive biomass proximate the inlet end and has a discharge port proximate an outlet end. The fluid conduit is disposed along an inner surface of the drum. The fluid conduit is configured to carry heated fluid and has a coupling external to the drum.
(FR)Le dispositif selon l'invention inclut un tambour rotatif et un circuit fluidique. Le tambour rotatif comprend un axe de rotation horizontale, une extrémité d'entrée scellée et une extrémité de sortie scellée. Le tambour est configuré pour recevoir de la biomasse à proximité de l'extrémité d'entrée et comprend un orifice de décharge à proximité d'une extrémité de sortie. Le circuit fluidique est disposé le long d'une surface interne du tambour. Le circuit fluidique est configuré de manière à transporter le fluide chauffé et comporte un couplage externe au tambour.
Designated States: AE, AG, AL, AM, AO, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BH, BR, BW, BY, BZ, CA, CH, CL, CN, CO, CR, CU, CZ, DE, DK, DM, DO, DZ, EC, EE, EG, ES, FI, GB, GD, GE, GH, GM, GT, HN, HR, HU, ID, IL, IN, IS, JP, KE, KG, KM, KN, KP, KR, KZ, LA, LC, LK, LR, LS, LT, LU, LY, MA, MD, ME, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, MY, MZ, NA, NG, NI, NO, NZ, OM, PE, PG, PH, PL, PT, RO, RS, RU, SC, SD, SE, SG, SK, SL, SM, ST, SV, SY, TH, TJ, TM, TN, TR, TT, TZ, UA, UG, US, UZ, VC, VN, ZA, ZM, ZW.
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (BW, GH, GM, KE, LR, LS, MW, MZ, NA, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Organization (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (AL, AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HR, HU, IE, IS, IT, LT, LU, LV, MC, MK, MT, NL, NO, PL, PT, RO, RS, SE, SI, SK, SM, TR)
African Intellectual Property Organization (BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG).
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)