Pyrolysis process for the treatment of scrap tyres: Preliminary experimental results

  • Galvagno S
  • Casu S
  • Casabianca T
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The aim of this work is the evaluation, on a pilot scale, of scrap tyre pyrolysis process performance and the characteristics of the products under different process parameters, such as temperature, residence time, pressure, etc. In this frame, a series of tests were carried out at varying process temperatures between 550 and 680°C, other parameters being equal. Pyrolysis plant process data are collected by an acquisition system; scrap tyre samples used for the treatment, solid and liquid by-products and produced syngas were analysed through both on-line monitoring (for gas) and laboratory analyses. Results show that process temperature, in the explored range, does not seem to seriously influence the volatilisation reaction yield, at least from a quantitative point of view, while it observably influences the distribution of the volatile fraction (liquid and gas) and by-products characteristics. © 2002 Elsevier Science Ltd. All rights reserved.

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  • S. Galvagno

  • S. Casu

  • T. Casabianca

  • A. Calabrese

  • G. Cornacchia

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