pyrolysis

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py·rol·y·sis

(pī-rol'i-sis),
Decomposition of a substance by heat.
[pyro- + G. lysis, dissolution]

pyrolysis

[pīrol′isis]
the decomposition of a chemical compound by the application of heat.

py·rol·y·sis

(pī-rol'i-sis)
Decomposition of a substance by heat.
[pyro- + G. lysis, dissolution]

py·rol·y·sis

(pī-rol'i-sis)
Decomposition of a substance by heat.
[pyro- + G. lysis, dissolution]

pyrolysis

decomposition by heating; said of organic materials.
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Heat output for Intermediate BioOil averages 14% higher than the company's standard BioOil, which has up to 55% of the heating value of diesel on a volume basis.
With an energy density 12 times greater than an original wood residue, it means the BioOil can be transported economically over very large distances.
BioOil has yet to replace any fossil fuel, so the municipality would be one of the first commercial organizations to implement such a project.
The BioOil combustion testing was done at Natural Resources Canada's (NRCan) CANMET Energy Technology Centre (CETC) in Ottawa.
Kingston said the BioOil plants, which are carbon and greenhouse gas neutral, are planned for forestry communities where little or no electricity is available at present.
According to DynaMotive, FZK has developed a new biomass-to-liquid (BTL) process that is able to produce a "tar-free syngas" from a mixture of BioOil and pyrolysis char.
The Guelph plant will help draw international attention to renewable BioOil and Intermediate BioOil as being viable and highly economical replacements, on a potentially enormous scale, for mainstream industrial fuels whether in the US, China, Europe or the smallest nations which have little or no fossil fuel but abundant cellulosic biomass residues which are the raw materials from which our fuels are made," said Andrew Kingston, president and CEO of Dynamotive.
According to DynaMotive, the remainder of the plant will be built according to the following schedule: November 22 -- water and sewer excavating and installation completed, BioOil imported into storage tanks; November 30 -- piping/mechanical and electrical installed, commissioning of individual systems in progress and final site work completed; December 5 -- BioOil produced, pending receipt of operation and production permits.
The new 200-tonne-per-day plant, located about 40 miles west of Toronto, is the company's second BioOil plant in the province.
Dynamotive, together with its development partners, today announced plans to invest $20 million in its new 200 tonnes-per-day BioOil plant in Guelph, Ontario, and a product research laboratory in the Waterloo, Ontario, area.