O-W-BRA-2 On-line Deoxygenation of Cellulose Pyrolysis Vapors in a Staged Autothermal Reactor

Wednesday, June 5, 2013: 10:00 AM
Ballroom A (Galt House Hotel)
Nils Persson, Samuel Blass, Corey Rosenthal, Lanny D. Schmidt and Aditya Bhan, University of Minnesota, USA.
Catalytic pyrolysis can convert biomass to a more energy dense bio-oil, and this bio-oil can be deoxygenated by bi-functional platinum/zeolite catalysts.  This research demonstrates the heat integration of these two processes in a single pipe, two stage autothermal reactor.

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