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Volume 135, 20178th International Conference on Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering 2017 (ICME’17)
|Number of page(s)||9|
|Published online||20 November 2017|
Characterization of Bottom and Fly Ashes Generated Co-incineration of Biomass with Automotive Shredder Residue
Centre for Energy and Industrial Environment Studies (CEIES), Department of Energy and Thermofluid Engineering, Faculty Of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Universiti Tun Hussien Onn Malaysia
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One of the viable techniques to reduce land filling of automotive shredder residue is by co-incinerating them with biomass. This study focuses on characterization of bottom and fly ashes produced from the coincineration of the automotive shredded residue with oil palm biomass. The co-incineration was carried out in a pilot-scale fluidized bed incinerator. The oil palm biomass used was oil palm shell while the automotive shredded residue was obtained from a local recycling company. The characterization was done based on particle size distribution, morphology (SEM analysis) and chemical composition (EDS analysis). In term of chemical composition the ashes contain C (Carbon), O (Oxygen), Si (Silicon), K (Potassium), Ca (Calcium) and Fe (Ferum.
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