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Plasma reformers can be easily engineered to the size of a coffee thermos or the size of a telephone pole as needed based on your application. This expands the usability into vehicles or scaled up into industrial applications.
We design to your application and manufacture to meet your demand. Plasma reformers do not require expensive metals to produce or operate so the manufacturing costs are extremely low when compared to other clean energy systems.
Cold Plasma Reformers
Integration with other mechanical systems is ideal without having to re-engineer power systems. Operate a small plasma reformer using on-board power or with a solar panel as wattage can be less that 100 watts at low amperage.
Plasma Fuel Reformer Integration
With so many applications of the technology at hand, plasma reformers are on their way to becoming the next breakout energy device implemented around the world. It is possible that every combustion engine will eventually employ a plasma reformer, as a means of maximizing their embodied value while ensuring cleaner, greener operation. The most popular technologies to integrate to include:
Stationary power systems are subject to increasingly stringent regulations regarding allowable emissions, and current emissions controls are expensive to implement. Plasma reformers are proven to reduce several emissions in a single application (including NOx, HC, CO and PM). By eliminating consumables like DEF and extending the life of DPF systems, a return on investment can be attained.
Purity of input fuel for fuel cells is key and your feedstock can be cleaned into syngas by using a plasma reformer. Fuel cells can be limited depending on the available fuels in the application of the technology. A plasma reformer is perfect for fuel cells as it cleans input fuels into pure syngas before entering the fuel cell.
Fischer-Tropsch converts syngas into liquid fuels and was invented in Germany in 1925 and has constantly seen improvement since the first uses in that day. While gasification units typically power the systems today, plasma reformers are a great fit towards a more modular and possibly even semi-mobile state to produce fuel where and when needed.
Monetize Waste Fuels
Methane, the gas produced extensively by the livestock industry worldwide, traps up to 100 times more heat in the atmosphere than carbon dioxide within a 5 year period, and 72 times more within a 20 year period. Emissions of methane and natural gasses are damaging to the environment so organizations capture and pipe the gasses or flare them which results in wasted energy and emissions from the flared fuels. It is estimated (as of 2011) that global gas flaring wastes $29.8 billion dollars annually and that represents 25% of the entire natural gas market in the United States. Plasma reformers can help industry clean the gasses so that they can be consumed and turned into electricity or liquid fuels.
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Surpass Government Regulations
Plasma Reformers are poised to achieve the highest standards that regulators can enforce. The technology is so versatile that it is relevant to every combustion engine, fuel cell and Gas-to-Liquids technologies. There are boundless amounts of wasted fuels that can be converted to useable energy because of plasma reformers. As regulators raise the bar, industry will rely on plasma reformers to solve new challenges.
- CARB has focused on NOx and continues to set new standards and deadlines for compliance.
- The State of North Dakota has set a deadline of 2020 to eliminate all wellhead flaring in the jurisdiction of their State.
- The European Environment Agency has set National Emission Ceilings.
- The International Maritime Organization sets standards that apply to ships while operating in Emission Control Areas (ECA) established to limit NOx emissions.
- While many governments defer to CARB, each one is in it's right to set their own standards.
plasmareformers.com designs, develops and manufactures patented plasma reformers to help OEM manufacturers integrate plasma reformer technology into their product lines to produce syngas for the benefit of their engineered systems. The company is solely and privately held by Daniel Wells of Medford, Oregon USA.
(image) Daniel Wells received International recognition after being awarded the "America's Next Top Energy Innovator" Award from the Department of Energy and by winning the CTSI Defense Energy Technology 2012 Challenge by developing an energy positive emission control system including HC, CO, PM and NOx reduction by using a plasma reformer.
Copyright Daniel Wells 2016.