Skip to main content

Table 6 Typical operating parameters and products for pyrolysis process, source - [78]

From: Microwave pyrolysis of lignocellulosic biomass––a contribution to power Africa

Pyrolysis process Solid residence time (s) Heating rate (K/s) Particle size (mm) Temp. (K) Product yield (%)
Oil Char Gas
Slow 450–550 0.1–1 5–50 550–950 30 35 35
Fast 0.5–10 10–200 <1 850–1250 50 20 30
Flash <0.5 >1000 <0.2 1050–1300 75 12 13