Biofuel production via dry and wet torrefaction of agro-industrial waste: A comparative study

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August 20-25, 2017


Hydrothermal carbonization (HTC), also known as wet torrefaction, is a thermochemical process where wet organic substrates, in an oxygen-free environment, are directly converted into a solid enriched in carbon that is referred to as hydrochar. HTC is carried out in a liquid water environment, in a temperature range of 180–250 °C, in autogenous vapor pressure of water up to 4.0 MPa, and reaction times ranging from few minutes to several hours.

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