Paper Title
Preliminary Study Of Dairy Manure Torrefaction For Biochar Production

Torrefaction is a thermochemical treatment techniques performed at low temperature in an inert atmosphere to transform a biomass into a value-added bioenergy. In this study, fresh dairy manure was torrefied using a rotary kiln combustion type reactor at 200oC, 250oC and 300oC and the manurewas treated up to four timesfrom each temperature. The findings showed that the mass yield of the torrefied dairy manuredecreased gradually with the treatment times due to dehydration. Biochar at 250oC was preferable in consideration of final mass yield and duration time taken for the production. Keywords - Torrefaction, Dairy Manure, Biochar.