Bioresource Technology 249 (2018) 473–478 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Bioresource Technology journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/biortech Pyrolysis of marine biomass to produce bio-oil and its upgrading using a novel multi-metal catalyst prepared from the spent car catalytic converter Mahzad Yaghmaei Sabegh, Omid Norouzi, Sajedeh Jafarian, Akram Ghanbari khosh, Ahmad Tavasoli School of Chemistry, College of Science, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran GR APHICAL A BSTRACT ARTICLE I NFO ABSTRACT Keywords: In order to reduce the economic and environmental consequences caused by spent car catalyst, we herein report Macroalgae for the ﬁrst time a novel promising multi-metal catalyst prepared from spent car catalytic converters to upgrade Multi-metal catalyst the pyrolysis bio-oils. The physico-chemical properties of prepared catalyst were characterized by XRD, EDS, Sol-gel FESEM, and FT-IR analyses. The thermal stability of the multi-metal catalyst was studied with TGA. To in- Car catalytic converter vestigate the activity of the catalyst, Conversion of Cladophora glomerata (C. glomerata) into bio-products was Pyrolysis carried out via a ﬁxed bed reactor with and without catalyst at the temperature of 500 °C. Although the catalyst didn’t catalyze the gasiﬁcation reaction, bio-oil was upgraded over the catalyst. The main eﬀect of the catalyst on the bio-oil components is
Bioresource Technology – Elsevier
Published: Feb 1, 2018
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