COAL GAS

COAL GAS

Coal gas (also known as town gas and illumination gas) is a flammable gaseous fuel made by destructive distillation of coal containing a variety of calorific gases including hydrogen, carbon monoxide, methane and volatile hydrocarbons together with small quantities of non-calorific gases such as carbon dioxide and nitrogen.



GAS COMPOSITION



H2 50.0 55.0 %
CO 17.0 21.0 %
CH4 15.0 17.0 %
CO2 5.0 9.0 %
CnHm 2.0 2.4 %
N2 2.0 %
O2 1.0 %
NH3 0.1 gm / NM3
Tar 0.1 gm / NM3
H2S 0.015 gm / NM3
Light Oil 1 %
Moisture Traces