publication . Article . 2020

Design, Commissioning and Start-up of a New Hydrothermal Liquefaction Continuous Pilot Unit

Rizzo, A. M.; Dell'Orco, S.; Miliotti, E.; Chiaramonti, D.;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2020 Journal: Chemical Engineering Transactions, volume 80 (issn: 2283-9216, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: AIDIC Servizi S.r.l.
  • Country: Italy
Hydrothermal liquefaction (HTL) has been demonstrated to be an effective emerging technology for the conversion of various biomass slurries into valuable biofuels and bioproducts precursors. Many studies have been carried out in batch laboratory-scale apparatus, an effective technique to understand the conversion process applied on several wet materials, from algae to organic wastes and lignocellulosic streams. On the other hand, some examples of continuous system have been implemented and tested worldwide as first step for the industrial scale-up of the technology. This work focuses on the development from the design to the start-up and commissioning of a new c...
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free text keywords: hydrothermal liquefaction, htl, commissioning, hydrothermal liquefaction, lcsh:Chemical engineering, lcsh:TP155-156, lcsh:Computer engineering. Computer hardware, lcsh:TK7885-7895
Funded by
EC| Heat-To-Fuel
Biorefinery combining HTL and FT to convert wet and solid organic, industrial wastes into 2nd generation biofuels with highest efficiency
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 764675
  • Funding stream: H2020 | RIA

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