Pyrolysis of Peach Pulp: Effect of Chemical Additives

Ozbay N., Putun A. E.

ENERGY SOURCES PART A-RECOVERY UTILIZATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS, vol.36, no.23, pp.2546-2554, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier


Peach pulp and impregnated sample have been investigated as an alternative feedstock to obtain fuels and chemicals. The effect of a series of operation variables was studied. The maximum oil was obtained as 23.24% at the final temperature of 550 degrees C. The maximum char yield was obtained as 48.7% by H3PO4 impregnated samples. The liquids products obtained under the most suitable conditions were characterized by elemental analysis, Fourier transform-infrared, 1H NMR. In addition, gas chromatography/mass spectrophotometer was achieved on all pyrolysis oils. According to the experimental results, it showed that bio-oil could be a potential source for synthetic fuels and chemical feedstock.