Improvement of Technology and Jar Mills for Preparation of Coal-Water Fuel from Waste Coal

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The process and equipment have been developed for preparation and burning (at small and medium capacity boiler plants) of slurry coal-water fuel, produced from finely dispersed coal preparation waste (filter cakes) from coal preparation plants of Komsomolets Mine and Named after S. M. Kirov Mine. It was shown that, based on these wastes, it is possible to produce slurry coal-water fuel with solids content of 56-60 %, the required structural and rheological characteristics, and lower heating value of up to 13 MJ/kg. Based on the research findings, detail design was developed for creation of the pilot process complex for processing of waste coal to produce slurry coal-water fuel for burning at boiler plant. Assessment of using the whole volume of the SUEK Kuzbass coal preparation plants waste coal at the nearby Belovskaya SDPP was performed, which showed high economic and environmental efficiency of the proposed project.

About the Authors

V. I. Murko
LLC SibNIIUgleobogoshcheniya
Russian Federation

M. A. Volkov
LLC SibNIIUgleobogoshcheniya
Russian Federation

D. P. Grinyuk
LLC SibNIIUgleobogoshcheniya
Russian Federation

M. P. Baranova
Siberian Federal University; Krasnoyarsk State Agrarian University
Russian Federation

G. O. Holboev
Navoi Mining & Metallurgical Combinat


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For citation: Murko V.I., Volkov M.A., Grinyuk D.P., Baranova M.P., Holboev G.O. Improvement of Technology and Jar Mills for Preparation of Coal-Water Fuel from Waste Coal. Gornye nauki i tekhnologii = Mining Science and Technology (Russia). 2020;5(1):4-11.

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