Title

System for Heating Bulk Materials

Abstract

A system for heating bulk material to remove moisture. The system includes a heat exchanger system in the floor of a bin for receiving moist bulk material. The heat exchanger system is capable of withstanding the weight of the bulk material as well as being stable for the dynamic process of loading and discharging the bulk material. The heat exchanger includes a plurality of spaced beams mounted between a top plate and bottom plate. The spaced beams form conduits for receiving water or other fluids that have been heated by a stove capable of burning wood, coal, biomass material or other energy sources. The stove is capable of providing one million BTUs, or any type of heat exchanger, including existing commercially available units for heat exchange or heat transfer.

Department(s)

Mining and Nuclear Engineering

Patent Number

20070214677

Document Type

Patent

Document Version

Citation

File Type

text

Language(s)

English

Rights

© 2006 The Curators of the University of Missouri, All rights reserved.

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