Bio-oil from rubber wood: effects of upgrading conditions

Authors

  • Nguyen Hong Nam University of Science and Technology of Hanoi, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, 18 Hoang Quoc Viet, Cau Giay, Ha Noi 10000, Viet Nam https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2742-3532
  • Bui Van Duc University of Science and Technology of Hanoi, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, 18 Hoang Quoc Viet, Cau Giay, Ha Noi 10000, Viet Nam
  • Vu Ngoc Linh University of Science and Technology of Hanoi, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, 18 Hoang Quoc Viet, Cau Giay, Ha Noi 10000, Viet Nam
  • Vu Thi Thu Ha University of Science and Technology of Hanoi, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, 18 Hoang Quoc Viet, Cau Giay, Ha Noi 10000, Viet Nam
  • Adisak Pattiya Mahasarakham University, Kantarawichai, MahaSarakham 44150, Thailand

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.15625/2525-2518/58/5/15023

Keywords:

Bio-oil production, catalyst upgrading, fast pyrolysis, rubber wood

Abstract

Despite its prominent potential, the use of rubber wood (Hevea brasiliensis) for bio-oil production has not been fully investigated. This study reported experimental results of the bio-oil production and upgrading from rubber wood using fast pyrolysis technology. The effects of catalyst nature (vermiculite and dolomite), upgrading temperature and bio-oil/catalyst ratio on the product quality were deeply investigated. The results showed that dolomite was suitable to be used as a catalyst for bio-oil upgrading. At 600 °C and a bio-oil/catalyst ratio of 1:1, the bio-oil yield was maximized, while at 400 °C and a ratio of 1:3, the bio-oil heating value was maximized. Depending on usage purposes, a yield-oriented, heating value-oriented or in-between bio-oil upgrading solution could be considered.

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Published

2020-10-16

How to Cite

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N. H. Nam, B. V. Duc, V. N. Linh, V. T. T. Ha, and A. Pattiya, “Bio-oil from rubber wood: effects of upgrading conditions”, Vietnam J. Sci. Technol., vol. 58, no. 5, pp. 604–612, Oct. 2020.

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