Definitions for "Syngas"
This is an abbreviation of synthesis gas and is applied to several kinds of mixtures that are produced by reacting steam, or steam and oxygen, with a heated carbon-containing material such as natural gas, heavy petroleum oil, coal or coke. Syngas consists mainly of hydrogen and carbon monoxide, and this can then be converted to other more useful chemicals such as methanol, acetic acid, gasoline, or waxes.
CO, H2 or CO2 produced by the partial oxidation, gasification, reforming, pyrolysis, etc., of any carbonaceous waste with moisture content up to 40% (by weight).
Synthesis Gas A mixture of hydrogen and carbon monoxide used to manufacture ammonia, methanol and other chemicals