Characterization of Bio-oil and Bio-char from Pyrolysis of Palm Oil Wastes

The results showed that the pyrolysis of palm oil wastes yielded more bio-oil than bio-char or non-condensable gases

Faisal Abnisa

2013

Scholarcy highlights

  • The residues from the palm oil industry are the main contributors to biomass waste in Malaysia, and these wastes require extra attention with respect to handling
  • The results showed that the pyrolysis of palm oil wastes yielded more bio-oil than bio-char or non-condensable gases
  • Among the biomasses studied in this work, palm shell contained the highest level of lignin and showed the highest levels of bio-char yield and fixed and elemental carbon in the raw and bio-char form

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