Bituminous Coal

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Post Tue. Oct. 23, 2007 3:18 pm

Geerace wrote:one of the employee benefits is that between Sept - April I can pickup 15 tons of coal free. Stoker coal from a dealer in Sherdian, WY or lump coal from one of mine sites.
If the stoker coal is anthracite that would be prefered. But either way, 15 tons would heat most homes about three years. You can't beat a deal like that. I would find out which coal to go with and start shopping for a unit.

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Post Tue. Oct. 23, 2007 6:34 pm

it's not going to be anthricite. it's going to be subbituminous where he's at. however if you could get lignite, it tends to burn with some fairly nice properties, however with a lower BTU content.

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Post Tue. Oct. 23, 2007 7:06 pm

And they call it stoker coal? Can it burn in a stoker or is that left over from some railroad thing?


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Post Wed. Oct. 24, 2007 1:33 am

yea, it's made to burn in a chain grate spreader stoker more than likely; basically almost a nut coal, not as clean and with more fines, but much more uniform than ROM. what were u thinking it was ?

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Post Wed. Oct. 24, 2007 8:28 am

When he said stoker, I thought perhaps it was imported from PA. Silly me. :)

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