ash handling

Finding New Uses for Coal Ash

Finding New Uses for Coal Ash

Over the past eight years – beginning with a coal ash spill in Kingston, TN, in 2008 – there have been numerous incidents involving coal ash that made its way into the environment. Part of the reason is that many facilities have no use for… read more

Power Plants Shifting to Dry Bottom Ash Handling

Power Plants Shifting to Dry Bottom Ash Handling

For years, wet bottom ash handling has been the standard for power plants throughout the world. Systems that use impounded hoppers or submerged scrapper conveyors have traditionally handled ash using water as a primary medium. Now, however, a growing emphasis on environmentally-friendly production has caused… read more

Explaining Ash Handling Systems for Biomass to Energy Boilers

Explaining Ash Handling Systems for Biomass to Energy Boilers

There are countless biomass boilers in the United States that generate energy from various biomass sources, from softwood and hardwood to forest trimmings, grasses, paper waste, and agricultural byproducts. During the process of creating the growing amounts of energy these plants produce, these facilities also… read more

Simple Solutions for Ash Handling Systems

Cliff Moss, VP for Materials Handling at ProcessBarron, detailed challenges and simple solutions for ash handling systems in the September issue of Biomass Products and Technology.  His article “Biomass Ash Handling: Simplifying the Challenges” details common pitfalls and simple solutions that can improve reliability, reduce downtime… read more