|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||48/111 ; 48/209 ; 435/166 ; 435/316|
|발명자 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 43 인용 특허 : 3|
A method and apparatus is disclosed for recovery of combustible gas formed from combustible refuse or vegetable matter in an enclosed space from which the combustible gas is collected. Water can be injected into the apparatus and the decay process initiated and promoted by activating a heating element projecting upwardly from the base of the apparatus into the material undergoing decomposition. The combustible gas contains a substantial proportion of methane.
Apparatus for anaerobic decomposition of organic refuse into a gas containing a substantial proportion of methane comprising a tank, collecting means near the upper portion of said tank, and heating means near the lower portion of said tank, said heating means comprising a base plate having an upwardly projecting pipe sealed to the base plate around an aperture in the base plate, together with a heating element located beneath said base plate for transfer of heat interiorly into said pipe and thence from said pipe by conduction to the contents of the tan...