TG Fluidised Bed Firing Systems


  • Exchange and evaluation of experience
    • Fluidised Bed Firing Systems for heating plants and industrial cogeneration plants
    • Installations for fuel-, sorbent- and air supply,
    • Heat-resistant coatings,
    • Discharge installations for residues
  • Evaluation and design for technologies
    • Fluidised bed systems for combustion, gas scrubbing, gasification, dehydration
    • Heat carrier circles,
    • Slagging-, corrosion- and erosion problems,
    • Component reinforcement,
    • Control characteristics of fluidised bed systems,
    • Co-combustion of residues and production residues


  • Technical enquiries and their evaluation,
    • Utilisation/maintenance of the VGB-Fluidised bed firing system data bank
    • Compilation of operational data on fluidised bed firing systems

Current Topics

  • Elaboration and updating of VGB-Standards (Guidelines to Order):
    • Refractory Linings in Fluidized Bed Combustion Systems
      VGB-M219e, 1. Edition 1995 - New Edition intended
    • Gas distributor plates in fluidized bed systems
      VGB-M218e, 2. Edition 2011
  • Grain size management control
  • R&D projects supported by the Working Panel:
  • Finished research project (selection)
    Project-No. Brief Description
    253 Online-grain Size Determination of Ash in Fluidised Bed Combustion Plants
    Here you can find all ongoing and concluded research projects for Power Plant Technologies supported by VGB.