Comparative analysis of pyrolysis oils and its subfractions under different atmospheric conditions

Ozbay N., Uzun B. B., Varol E. A., Putun A. E.

FUEL PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY, vol.87, no.11, pp.1013-1019, 2006 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 87 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.fuproc.2006.07.009
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1013-1019
  • Keywords: comparative analysis, apricot pulp, pyrolysis, water vapor, sweeping gas, WATER-VAPOR, APPLE PULP, BIOMASS, YIELDS, STEAM
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: No


In this paper comparative analysis of bio-oils and their subtraction from static, sweeping gas and steam pyrolysis of apricot pulp, a food industry waste, was investigated. Experimental studies were conducted in a well-swept fixed-bed reactor with a heating rate of 5 degrees C min(-1), to a final pyrolysis temperature of 550 degrees C. The oil yield which was 22.4% at the static atmosphere reached to the value of 23.2% in the sweeping gas atmosphere by using 100 cm(3) min(-1) N-2 flow rate. The yield of liquid product in steam pyrolysis was higher (27.2%) than the static and inert gas atmosphere.