PYROLYTIC PRODUCTS UTILISATION ASSESSMENT STUDYFunded under: FP1-ENNONUC 3C
The results of a series of combustion tests on a wood chip pyrolysis oil produced by Consorzio ALTEN SpA at the Raiano biomass pyrolysis plant are presented. The overall objective of the investigation was to assess the combustion characteristics of the pyrolysis oil, with a marked emphasis on product operating aspects. An experimental furnace equipped with a boiler type burner was used. The nominal flame throughput, preliminarily fixed on 0.10 - 0.15 MW due to low fuel availability, could subsequently be enhanced to 0.20 - 0.45 MW, in order to gain more valuable data for an industrial application. For the furnace investigation a series of eight intermittent firing tests was carried out, preceded by laboratory analyses on the composition and fluid dynamic characteristics of the pyrolysis oil.
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 12677 EN (1990), 40 PP., MF, ECU 4, BLOW-UP COPY ECU 5 THE OFFICE FOR OFFICIAL PUBLICATIONS OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES, L-2985 LUXEMBOURG
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Record Number: 1989128052900 / Last updated on: 1990-11-09
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