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PYROLYSIS OF SOLID WASTE AND ITS COMPONENTS IN A LAB SCALE INDUCTION-HEATING REACTOR

  • Oscar Sosa - University Grenoble Alpes, France
  • Sylvie Valin - University Grenoble Alpes, France
  • Sébastien Thiery - University Grenoble Alpes, France
  • Sylvain Salvador - Centre RAPSODEE, France

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Abstract

The present study investigates the thermochemical conversion of Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF), represented by selected “model materials”. A laboratory-scale induction heated device was specifically developed to achieve fast pyrolysis conditions close to those encountered in a fluidized bed reactor. The novel device can handle up to 5 grams of solid, allowing fast heating rates (near 70°C/s) and a homogeneous distribution of temperature all along the reactor. Pyrolysis tests of a SRF sample and four model materials (Polyethylene, Polyethylene Terephthalate, beech wood, cardboard) were performed at 800°C. The yield and composition of the produced gas for each sample were determined. Experimental results will help to elucidate the relation between the initial components of waste derived fuels and the obtained reaction products.

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Editorial History

  • Received: 22 Feb 2021
  • Revised: 22 Apr 2021
  • Accepted: 17 May 2021
  • Available online: 30 Jun 2021

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