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|Section 1: Coal Preparation|
40 tph Coarse Coal Washing Pilot Plant
Heavy Medium Drum Separator
Fine Coal Washing Pilot Plant
Water Only Cyclone Test Rig
Bench Scale Heavy Medium Cyclone test rig
Contact Angle Measurement
Laboratory Ore Sorter
Column Flotation Test Rig
|Section 2: Coal Carbonisation|
Pilot Non Recovery Coke Oven With Stamp Charging
Pilot By product Coke Ovens with Stamp Charging, Waste Heat Boiler, By Product Storage and Handling Section
Coke Ovens with Stamp Charging
Waste heat boiler
By Product storage & handling unit
Pilot Charcoal making Kiln
Pilot Coal and Coke Briquette Making Plant
CSR & CRI Apparatus
Lab Scale Coke Making facility
|Sl. No.||Name||Sponsor||Duration||Objective||Major output(if any)|
|Section 1: Coal Preparation|
|1||To study the in plant heat loss of coal at Budge Budge thermal power station −CESC||CESC, Kolkata||Start − February ’2015 Completion- July ’ 2015|
The objective of the project is to identify the reasons for GCV loss inside the plant and quantify the same and suggest the remedial action plan to reduce the loss.
To reduce the in plant GCV loss by proper sampling and analysis
|2||Washability and laboratory flotation tests on the samples provided by TATA-Jamadoba||Tata Steel, Jamadoba||Start − April ’ 2015 Completion- June;2015|
The objective of the project is to carry out basic f & s tests of the coarser fraction and laboratory flotation tests on the finer below 0.5 mm fraction.
Washability, Laboratory Flotation tests proximate and GCV tests on the samples provided by TATA-West Bokaro
|3||Tata West Bokaro||Start − April ’ 2015 Completion- June ’ 2015|
The objective of the project is to carry out basic f & s tests of the 13-0.5 mm fraction and laboratory flotation tests on the below 0.5 mm fraction followed by proximate and GCV of 10 samples supplied by TATA.
|4||Testing of coking coal fines in pilot scale pneumatic flotation machine supplied by MBE||MBE Coal & Mineral Technology India Pvt. Ltd.||Start - May ’ 2015 Completion- September ’ 2015|
The objective is to carry out pilot plant studies on PNEUFLOT flotation machine using coking coal fines and comparing it with standard Denver flotation tests.
|5||Selective Drop breakage studies on coal and stone followed by flotation studies of coal fines supplied by IISCO, Chasnalla||IISCO-Chasnalla||Start - July ’ 2015 Completion- Ongoing|
The objective is to carry out Selective Drop Breakage Tests on discrete pieces of Coal & Stone from a height of 3 m and processing of data to determine Selective Crushing Index for three different samples followed by flotation studies of the coal fines.
|6||Value Addition from coking coal slimes lying in waste settling ponds of washery (GAP-7032)||CC&DAC, Kolkata||Start - February ’ 2014 Completion- March ’ 2016|
The main objective is to reduce the environmental pollution by treating the coal slurry lying in waste settling ponds at coking coal washery through beneficiation routes and utilize the clean coal effectively.
|7||Development of Zero Waste Technology for processing and Utilization of Thermal Coal (ZWT-CUP) (ESC-009)||Ministry of Coal||Start - April ’ 2014 Completion- March;2017|
To develop suitable technology for dry beneficiation of thermal coals from India to produce 34% ash and 25% ash clean coal
Wet beneficiation of the rejects of dry circuit for maximum recovery of combustibles from thermal coal
|8||Washability studies of ONE coal sample supplied by TENOVA (SSP-7298)||Delkor Technik India Private Limited||Start − August ’ 2015 Completion- November ’ 2015|
The objective of the project is to study the washability characteristics of the coal sample supplied by Tenova.
Development of flow sheet
|9||Dewatering studies on coarse clean coal using pilot scale basket centrifuge (SSP-7299)||TATA R & D Centre||Start - August ’ 2015 Completion- Ongoing|
The main objective of the project is to reduce the coarse clean coal surface moisture on the samples obtained from the commercial washery from the existing (to be measured at the time of sample collection) by 2 units.
|10||Washability and characterization studies of three coal samples supplied by MCL to KPCL||Karnataka Power Corpn. Ltd.||Start - August ’ 2015 Completion- Ongoing|
The objective of the project is to study the washability characteristics of the coal samples supplied by MCL to KPCL, Generation of clean coal and rejects and its characterization w.r.t. to proximate and GCV.
|11||Washability studies of ONE coal sample supplied by JAYPEE (SSP-7303)||Jaiprakash Associates Limited, Noida||Start − October ’ 2015 Completion- Completed|
The objective of the project is to study the washability characteristics of the coal sample supplied by JAYPEE
|12||Sampling and Analysis of imported coal unloaded at port ends-MV Vishva Anand (SSP-7307)||SAIL-Kolkata||Start − October ’ 2015 Completion- Ongoing|
The main objective is to characterize the imported coals after collecting the representative samples during unloading at the port ends and preparation of samples for characterization as per the standard procedure and as desired by the sponsor.
|13||Sampling and Analysis at ten (10) locations of each subsidiary of CIL and SCCL (SSP-7313)||Coal Controller, Kolkata||Start − December ’ 2015 Completion- Ongoing|
The objective of the project is to carry out sampling, sample preparation and analysis w.r.t proximate and GCV from 10 sources of different coal subsidiaries
|14||Development of on-line washability analyzer||SSRC, Ministry of Coal||Start − April ’ 2014 Completion- Ongoing March ’ 2017|
To develop an X-ray-based, on-line coal washability analyzer and demonstrate the capabilities of the analyzer by comparing the data from traditional float-sink tests with the data generated by the washability analyzer.
|15||Study on partial replacement of charcoal with lignite, processing of charcoal & lignite fines for value addition and development of existing charcoal kiln ( SSP- 7265)||SNAM Alloys Private Limited, Tamil Nadu||From October, 2015 To June, 2016|
Partial replacement of charcoal reductant with lignite in Ferro- Alloy production
Lignite char prepared under specified conditions found with competent reducibility character and may opt for partial replacement of charcoal comparatively a higher cost input raw material
|16||Study on the potentiality of making briquettes and pellets from coke fines generated during the production of coke from NE coals (SSP-7264)||Pride Coke Private Limited, Assam||From September, 2015 To April, 2016|
Explore on the potentiality of making briquettes from coke fines
|17||Testing & Analysis of coal, coke and petroleum oils (CLP-3002)||CIL, Tata and other private companies (year to year - continuous in nature )||April 2015 To March 2016|
Testing & analysis of samples as per the requirement of outside parties Major outputs (if any)
Timely completion of analysis & submission of reports
|18||Study on the preparation of reactive coke from lignite for ferro-alloy production.||In-house||June 2014 To May 2016|
The objective of the study is preparing improved coke using biomass char and high swelling coal.
Good quality coke pencil was prepared using up-to 10 % of biomass char with high swelling coal having swelling Index 7.
|Section 2: Coal Carbonisation|