publication . Article . 2006

Production and characterization of bio-oil from catalytic biomass pyrolysis

Antonakou Eleni V.; Dimitropoulos Vasilios S.; Lappas Angelos A.;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2006 Journal: Thermal Science, volume 10, pages 151-160 (issn: 0354-9836, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: National Library of Serbia
Biomass flash pyrolysis is a very promising thermochemical process for the production of bio-fuels and/or chemicals. However, large-scale applications are still under careful consideration, because of the high bio-liquid upgrading cost. In this paper the production of bio-liquids from biomass flash pyrolysis in a single stage catalytic process is being investigated using a novel once through fluid bed reactor. This biomass pyrolysis unit was constructed in Chemical Process Engineering Research Institute and comprises of a catalyst regenerator, a biomass-vibrating hopper, a fluidization reactor (that consists of an injector and a riser reactor), a product strippe...
free text keywords: Physics, Pyrolysis, Catalysis, Chemical engineering, Inert, Thermodynamics, Pilot plant, Condensation, Biomass, Fluidized bed, Fluidization, catalytic pyrolysis, bio-oil characterisation, Mechanical engineering and machinery, TJ1-1570
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