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Investigation of Economically Viable Coproducts Developed from Ash from the Combustion of Manure

Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan

Citation:  2007 ASAE Annual Meeting  074066.(doi:10.13031/2013.23098)
Authors:   Anthony J Megel, Robert E DeOtte, Jr., Clay A Robinson
Keywords:   fly ash, manure ash, soil amendments, aggregate replacement, shrink-swell, flowable fillLiterature Review

Ethanol producers propose to use energy extracted from manure in a fluidized bed combustion process to generate steam for distillation of ethanol from grain and crop residues. One proposed steam plant will burn approximately 91,000 kg (100 tons) per hour, producing about 25,000 kg (28 tons) of ash per hour.

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