Patent Number: 8,585,788

Title: Methods and systems for processing solid fuel

Abstract: In embodiments of the present invention, a method of heat treating a solid fuel briquette may include heating the solid fuel briquette using energy from at least one of a heat furnace or an electromagnetic energy system of a solid fuel treatment facility as the solid fuel briquette is moved through the treatment facility to a specified internal temperature, and sealing the heat-treated solid fuel briquette in a vessel for a duration of time.

Inventors: Drozd; J. Michael (Raleigh, NC), Druga; Michael C. (Lawrenceville, GA), Lawson; Steven L. (Marietta, GA), Lang; Frederick Christopher (Sugar Hill, GA), Bullis; Herbie L. (Punta Gorda, FL)

Assignee: CoalTek, Inc.

International Classification: C10L 5/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/19/12018