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Inside this Issue:
Pg 3: Axel Funke compares intermediate and fast pyrolysis bio-oils from multiple biomass types fed to screw-type reactors.
Pg 6: Charles Mullen describes production and isolation of catalytic fast pyrolysis co-products, such as methoxy- & alkyl- phenols
Pg 8: Marjorie Rover demonstrates applications for phenolic oils from pyrolysis: hydrotreating, solid fuel, and asphalt binder.
Pg 11: Bert van de Beld runs a 4-cylinder diesel engine on fast pyrolysis bio-oil, describing the modifications to achieve success.
Pg 14: Yaseen Elkasabi discusses the composition and potential for biorenewable calcined coke as a co-product from pyrolysis.
Pg 16: Robert Brown captures ISU’s progress on operation of continuous solvent liquefaction and product fractionation systems.
Pg 19: Steve Rogers introduces the Licella and their progress on commercialization of the Catalytic Hydrothermal Reactor
Pg 22: Paul de Wild gives an update on the PYRENA reactor, its progress, and considerations for catalytic pyrolysis and upgrading.
Bio-oil Combustion: Yelvington reports on emission profile from combustion of bio-oils (pg. 19)
PyNe History: A retrospective of 21 years of PyNe (pg. 21)
Faces of PyNe History: A gallery of faces from early issues of PyNe (pg. 26)