Adsorb Pyrolysis Furnace (APF)
Pyrolysis Furnace (APF)
is the most recent addition to our suit of technologies.
It differs from most pyrolysis technologies in that the
gas product is combusted thermal energy, not fuel gas.
is of the view that the cleaning and conditioning
of the fuel gas is too sophisticated for broad roll-out
into decentralised biomass intensive industries. Instead
it prefers to combust the pyrolysis gas in a manner that
co-energises the furnace whilst delivering a clean
flue-gas perfectly suited to energy recovery and direct
release to air.
The first prototype an
commissioned in September 2012 with a capacity of 100
kg/hr char. It is processing dry grape-skin residues, a
by-product from wine waste processing. The clean flue
produced is directed into a boiler where the thermal
energy is recovered into process steam for use by the
factory. The char produced is being sold as
The APF is
designed with flexibility in mind to facilitate future
value-add thermal processing.
intends developing activation, regeneration and
reactivation capability around each APF. In so doing, it
hopes to lower the cost of activated carbon processes,
thereby underpinning the demand for activated charcoal
and associated technologies.
The APF offers the following benefits:
Considered CleanTech – complies with stringent air
Considered GreenTech – “fired” with renewable
negative – if char applied as biochar, else carbon
Produces a clean flue – ideal for energy recovery
sensitive to moisture when compared to other
combustion and pyrolysis technologies – minimum net
calorific value of 15MJ/kg
sensitive to particle size when compared to other
combustion and pyrolysis technologies – can accept
“strips” no bigger than 20x100x2000mm
in flexibility for value-add thermal processing
following pyrolysis furnaces are available:
For any Adsorb Pyrolysis Furnace (APF) enquiries, click
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