Conference Dates

March 8-13, 2009


In this study, Scots pine wood (P. sylvestris L.) particles were liquefied into pyrolytic oil, which was provided from pyrolysis of the same wood species, at various temperatures under pressure. The results showed that the wood particles could easily be liquefied with different fractions of pyrolytic oil at a variety of temperatures and times. The highest yield of liquefied wood oil (about 98%) was determined at 250 ºC for 150 min for the heavy fraction of pyrolytic oil obtained at a temperature of 550 ºC with the highest amount of phenolic fraction. The heating value of the liquefied wood was almost similar to that of pyrolytic oil.