1Gertsiuk, MM, 2Kovalchuk, T, 2Kapral, K, 1Lysychenko, GV
1Institute for Environmental Geochemistry of NAS of Ukraine, Kyiv
2LECO Instrumente Plzeň spol. s.r.o. Prague, Czech Republic
Sci. innov. 2014, 10(2):68-71
Section: The World of Innovations
Language: English

The method of two-dimensional gas chromatography coupled with mass-spectrometry detection has been used for deter mination of pyrolysis liquid which is a mixture of waste tire pyrolysis products. Six and a half thousand organic compounds have been identified: saturated, unsaturated, and aromatic hydrocarbons, as well as derivatives of thiophene, and cyclic amino-compounds. The pyrolysis liquid is similar to the diesel fuel by its composition and can be used as alternative fuel.

Keywords: mass spectrometry, pyrolysis, rubber tires, two-dimensional gas chromatography

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