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Coal gas


Free Range Chemistry 04 - Gas from Coal


Coal gasification


What is Coal gas? Explain Coal gas, Define Coal gas, Meaning of Coal gas


The Culzean Coal Gas Works, Maybole, Ayrshire



Coal gas is a flammable gaseous fuel made from coal and supplied to the user via a piped distribution system. The gas obtained when coal is heated strongly in the absence of air is called coal gas. Town gas is a more general term referring to manufactured gaseous fuels produced for sale to consumers and municipalities.
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    • Manufacturing processes 

    • Gas for industrial use 

    • Gas in post-war Britain 

    • Gas production in Germany 

    • Issues in gas processing 

    • WWI-interwar era developments 

    • Post WWII: the decline of manufactured gas 

    • Post WWII positive developments 

    • Terminology in the UK