Removal of Tar from Biomass Gasification Process

Biomass Gasification 공정에서 발생하는 Tar 제거연구

  • Kim, Ju-Hoe (Department of Applied Environmental Science, Kyunghee University) ;
  • Jo, Young-Min (Department of Applied Environmental Science, Kyunghee University) ;
  • Kim, Jong-Su (Korea Institute of Industrial Technology) ;
  • Kim, Sang-Bum (Korea Institute of Industrial Technology)
  • 김주회 (경희대학교 환경응용과학과) ;
  • 조영민 (경희대학교 환경응용과학과) ;
  • 김종수 (한국생산기술연구원) ;
  • 김상범 (한국생산기술연구원)
  • Received : 2018.05.03
  • Accepted : 2018.08.03
  • Published : 2018.08.31


Biomass, a carbon-neutral resource, is an alternative energy source for exhaustion of fossil fuel and environmental problems. Most of energy production systems using biomass operate with a thermal chemical conversion method. Amongst them, gasification generates syngas and applies to boilers or engines for the production of heat and electricity. However, Tar could be formed during the production of syngas and it is condensed at low temperature which may cause to clog the pipelines and combustion chamber, ultimately resulting in decrease of process efficiency. Thus this work utilized water and oily materials such as soybean oil, waste cooking oil and mineral oil for scrubbing liquid. The removal efficiency of Tar appeared 97%, 70%, 63% and 30% for soybean oil, waste cooking oil, mineral oil and water respectively.


Biomass;Gasification;Tar;Oil scrubber;Removal


Supported by : 한국에너지기술평가원(KETEP)


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