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Table 6 Chemical compositions of gases yielded by cedar pyrolysis at various pyrolysis temperatures

From: Characterization of Japanese cedar bio-oil produced using a bench-scale auger pyrolyzer

Pyrolysis with auger reactor (°C) Gas composition (vol%)a Area %
H2 CO CH4 CO2 Analytical pyrolysis (°C) CH4
450 0.89 43.44 1.27 54.40 450 1.9
500 1.98 45.36 7.74 44.92 500 8.4
550 4.30 47.79 13.03 34.88 550 16.4
  1. aBy calculation from gas analysis data