Characterization of Char and Oil From Low Temperature Conversion of Biomass from Eichhornia Crassipes

Roberto G. Pereira, Gilberto A. Romeiro, Raimundo N. Damasceno, Luiz Antonio P. Fernandes Junior, Jorge Alberto C. Borda d'Agua, Ednilton T. de Andrade


The present work describes an experimental investigation concerning the characterization of char and oil obtained through Low Temperature Conversion (LTC) process applied to biomass of Eichhornia crassipes. Basic analysis (heating values, elemental analysis, total ash and moisture content) of char and oil are reported. The preliminary characteristics of the oil and the char obtained indicate the viability of their use as, for instance, in the generation of energy.

Full Text: PDF DOI: 10.5539/ijc.v3n4p121

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

International Journal of Chemistry   ISSN 1916-9698 (Print)   ISSN 1916-9701 (Online)

Copyright © Canadian Center of Science and Education

To make sure that you can receive messages from us, please add the '' domain to your e-mail 'safe list'. If you do not receive e-mail in your 'inbox', check your 'bulk mail' or 'junk mail' folders.


doaj_logo_new_120 proquest_logo_120images_120.