Thermochemical Recuperation for High Temperature Furnaces

One approach for utilizing the energy contained in waste heat is called Thermo Chemical Recuperation (TCR). This new technique recovers sensible heat in the exhaust gas from an industrial process, furnace, or an engine. The TCR then uses that heat to transform the hydrocarbon fuel into a reformed fuel with a higher calorific heat content and utilizes this reformed fuel for process heating.

Development Status Products
Demonstration
Rolled steel

Thermochemical Recuperation for High Temperature FurnacesCosts & Benefits

Parent Process: Rolling Mills
Energy Savings Potential

This technology can reduce the fuel consumption in the furnace by 25% or more. 

CO2 Emission Reduction Potential

CO2 and NOx emissions will be reduced. 

Costs

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