Plastics & Microwave Pyrolysis

Plastics & Microwave Pyrolysis by Dr. Elham Khagami. (This article first published in 2016) Energy is fundamental to economy and survival in today’s social activity. Clearly the search of alternative energy sources would have a high priority. Therefore, minimizing the quantity of waste being generated from the source energy such as recycling could be a…

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Pyrolysis Processes

A wide variety of materials are being used in pyrolysis processes, and experts believe this is a technology that will continue to experience more and more innovations and growth. Pyrolysis, which uses high heat to convert one product into another, utilizes low-value materials such as agricultural waste, forestry byproducts, and burned trees to produce bio-oil,…

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Pyrolysis Expert

Pyrolysis experts assist in the process of heat-treating biomass or wastes in the absence of added oxygen.   The aim is to preserve the carbon content so that the product can be used as a fuel or processed to further to produce valuable chemicals.   The products include biogas, bio-oil and aqueous material.  The relative amounts and…

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Polyethylene Pyrolysis

Polyethylene pyrolysis has become a big business. Used in making grocery bags, shampoo bottles, children’s toys, and much more, polyethylene is the most popular plastic in the world, and despite its versatile material, has a very simple structure. Converting polyethylene and other plastic pyrolysis refers to converting them to other products by means of some…

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Pyrolysis Reactor Design

Pyrolysis reactors are often custom-engineered due to multitude of variables that impact the design process.  Economic factors such as feedstock selection, targeted end products, capacity, and build site limitations all need to be considered in selection of a particular reactor design.  Additionally, primary technical considerations include biomass particle size, operating temperature, solid and gas residence…

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