Fuel 180 (2016) 424–432 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Fuel journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/fuel Full Length Article The combined effect of plastics and food waste accelerates the thermal decomposition of refuse-derived fuels and fuel blends a,b c d e a,⇑ Mar Edo , Vitaliy Budarin , Ignacio Aracil , Per-Erik Persson , Stina Jansson Department of Chemistry, Umeå University, SE-901 87 Umeå, Sweden Industrial Doctoral School, Umeå University, SE-901 87 Umeå, Sweden Green Chemistry Center of Excellence, Department of Chemistry, University of York, Heslington, York Y010 5DD, UK University Institute of Chemical Processes, University of Alicante, P.O. 99, Alicante, Spain Vafabmiljö AB, SE-721 87 Västerås, Sweden highlights graphical a bstract Shredding and screening reduces the chlorine content in MSW fuels by up COMBUSTIBLE FUEL FRACTION (FF) to 64%. SHREDDERING AND Recovered wood and virgin wood SCREENING FINE FRACTION exhibited similar combustion (organic matter and recyclable materials) behaviour and properties. MUNICIPAL Reactivity in fuels increased with the SOLID food waste content. WASTE DRY NON-ORGANIC COMBUSTIBLE FRACTION A combination of plastics and food (EFF) waste in a fuel matrix accelerates its EXTRUDER PRESS decomposition. WET ORGANIC FRACTION ar ti c l e i nf o ab stra ct Article history: Mechanical treatments
Fuel – Elsevier
Published: Sep 15, 2016
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