213. ---------------. [BERR, R.] [Water Gas and Commercial Synthesis.] Ind. Chim. Belge, vol. 32, 1945, pp. 153-170; Chaleur et Ind., vol. 26, No. 244, 1946, p. 68 D; Chem. Abs., vol. 40, 1946, p. 7566.
Contents of a paper presented in May 1943 before L’École Superieure des Mines. Discusses manufacture of water gas and the thermal balance of its production, the utilization of water gas for the production of H2 and NH3, proportions of CO and H2 necessary, and utilization for the synthesis of alcohols and fuels. The following systems are described: Didier with external heating; Pintsch and Koppers with circulation of hot air; Winkler with the use of O2; and the Lurgi pressure system.