MATERIAL TESTING

Physical and Chemical Characterization

  • Proximate analysis (moisture content, ash content, volatile content, fixed carbon content)
  • Elemental analysis (carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, sulfur)
  • Mineral content
  • Chemical composition (hemicellulose, cellulose, and lignin)
  • Calorific value

Densification – Pelletization & Briquetting

  • Optimization of the pelletization process
    • effect of particle size
    • effect of moisture content
    • effect of pellet dimensions
    • effect of binding agents
  • Energy consumption analysis
  • Fuel characterization before and after pelletization
  • Analysis of pellet quality
  • Economic analysis of the process

Unit Operation Analysis

Size reduction and grinding
  • Size reduction and grinding
  • Grindability of biomass feedstocks
  • Particle size distribution
  • Microscopic size and shape analysis
  • Flowability analysis
Drying analysis of solid feedstock
  • Measuring the drying rate of various solid feedstocks
  • Analysis of dryer behavior and thermal efficiency
  • Dryer safety analysis
  • Process simulation

Thermal Analysis

  • Kinetic thermogravimetric analysis during drying, torrefaction, pyrolysis, combustion, and gasification
  • Steam explosion/treatment of biomass to upgrade the feedstock
  • Analyzing the properties evolution of material during thermal treatment
  • Simulation and predicting the material behavior during a thermal process
  • Emission analysis

Processing Municipal Waste and Refuse-Derived Fuel – RDF/SRF

  • Development of pre-treatment themes
  • Pelletization and briquetting of RDF/SRF
  • Mechanical enhancement of RDF/SRF pellet

Design and Construct Analytical and Operational Equipment

  • Customized furnace
  • Drying systems
  • Thermogravimetric analyzers
  • Gas collecting modules
  • Fluidized beds
  • Membrane separation units