publication . Article . 2016

Pyrolysis of rice husk and corn stalk in auger reactor:Part 1. Characterization of char and gas at various temperatures

Yu, Yang; Yang, Yang; Cheng, Zhicai; Blanco, Paula H.; Liu, Ronghou; Bridgwater, A.V.; Cai, Junmeng;
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  • Published: 15 Dec 2016
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
In this study, rice husk and corn stalk have been pyrolyzed in an auger pyrolysis reactor at pyrolysis temperatures of 350, 400, 450, 500, 550, and 600 °C in order to investigate the effect of the pyrolysis temperature on the pyrolysis performance of the reactor and physicochemical properties of pyrolysis products (this paper focuses on char and gas). The results have shown that the pyrolysis temperature significantly affects the mass yields and properties of the pyrolysis products. The mass yields of pyrolysis liquid and char are comparable to those reported for the same feedstocks processed in fluidized bed reactors. With the increase of the pyrolysis temperat...
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EU-China Cooperation for Liquid Fuels from Biomass Pyrolysis
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 246772
  • Funding stream: FP7 | SP3 | PEOPLE
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RCUK| Increasing energy yield from the integration of anaerobic digestion and pyrolysis
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  • Funder: Research Council UK (RCUK)
  • Project Code: EP/K036793/1
  • Funding stream: EPSRC

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