Advertisement

Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry

, Volume 137, Issue 6, pp 2053–2060 | Cite as

Thermal decomposition of antibiotic mycelial fermentation residues in Ar, air, and CO2–N2 atmospheres by TG-FTIR method

  • Jiali Guo
  • Lei Zheng
  • Zifu LiEmail author
  • Xiaoqin Zhou
  • Wei Zhang
  • Shikun Cheng
  • Lingling Zhang
Article
  • 33 Downloads

Abstract

This study investigated the characteristics of antibiotic mycelial fermentation residues (AMFRs) during the thermochemical process by using thermogravimetric coupled with fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (TG-FTIR) under different atmospheres (Ar, air, and a mixture of CO2–N2 gas) to analyze the effects of different atmospheric gases on thermal decomposition and the gaseous products. Results indicated the specific conditions for the three stages of thermal decomposition and exhibited the variation of main evolving gaseous products (CH4, CO, CO2, and NH3) in the different atmospheres. The thermal decomposition in Ar involved pyrolysis, whereas that in air involved combustion. The mixture of CO2–N2 gas exhibited pyrolysis at low temperatures, and CO2 as a gasification agent caused gasification at high temperatures. The characteristics of thermal decomposition in the different atmospheres varied and showed unique advantages. This study could serve as a theoretical basis for using the different thermochemical technologies to dispose AMFRs and possibly to control pollutants.

Keywords

Antibiotic fermentation mycelial residues Terramycin TG-FTIR analysis Thermal decomposition 

Notes

Acknowledgements

The authors would like to thank for the support of The National Key Research and Development Program of China (2016YFD0501402).

References

  1. 1.
    Li CX, Zhang GY, Zhang ZK, et al. Hydrothermal pretreatment for biogas production from anaerobic digestion of antibiotic mycelial residue. Chem Eng J. 2015;279(NOV):530–7.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Xiao R, Sun X, Wang J, et al. Characteristics and phytotoxicity assay of biochars derived from a Zn-rich antibiotic residue. J Anal Appl Pyrol. 2015;113:575–83.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Zhong W, Li Z, Yang J, et al. Effect of thermal–alkaline pretreatment on the anaerobic digestion of streptomycin bacterial residues for methane production. Biores Technol. 2014;151(1):436–40.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Wang P, Liu H, Fu H, et al. Characterization and mechanism analysis of penicillin G biodegradation with Klebsiella pneumoniae Z1 isolated from waste penicillin bacterial residue. J Ind Eng Chem. 2015;27:50–8.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Zhou B, Gao Q, Wang H, et al. Preparation, characterization, and phenol adsorption of activated carbons from oxytetracycline bacterial residue. J Air Waste Manag Assoc. 2012;62(12):1394.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. 6.
    Zhang GY, Ma DC, Peng CN, et al. Process characteristics of hydrothermal treatment of antibiotic residue for solid biofuel. Chem Eng J. 2014;252(1):230–8.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. 7.
    Yang S, Zhu X, Wang J, et al. Combustion of hazardous biological waste derived from the fermentation of antibiotics using TG-FTIR and Py-GC/MS techniques. Biores Technol. 2015;193:156–63.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  8. 8.
    Du Y, Jiang X, Lv G, et al. Thermal behavior and kinetics of bio-ferment residue/coal blends during co-pyrolysis. Energy Convers Manag. 2014;88:459–63.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. 9.
    Zhu X, Yang S, Wang L, et al. Tracking the conversion of nitrogen during pyrolysis of antibiotic mycelial fermentation residues using XPS and TG-FTIR-MS technology. Environ Pollut. 2016;211:20–7.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. 10.
    Hong C, Wang Z, Xing Y, et al. Investigation of free radicals and carbon structures in chars generated from pyrolysis of antibiotic fermentation residue. RSC Adv. 2016;6(112):111226–32.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  11. 11.
    Liu Y, Zhu X, Wei X, et al. CO2 activation promotes available carbonate and phosphorus of antibiotic mycelial fermentation residue-derived biochar support for increased lead immobilization. Chem Eng J. 2018;334:1101–7.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  12. 12.
    Zhang L, Li T, Wang S, et al. Changes in char structure during the thermal treatment of nascent chars in N2 and subsequent gasification in O2. Fuel. 2017;199:264–71.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  13. 13.
    Hern Ndez ABN, Okonta F, Freeman N. Thermal decomposition of sewage sludge under N2, CO2 and air: gas characterization and kinetic analysis. J Environ Manag. 2017;196:560–8.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  14. 14.
    Jayaraman K, Gökalp I. Pyrolysis, combustion and gasification characteristics of miscanthus and sewage sludge. Energy Convers Manag. 2015;89:83–91.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  15. 15.
    Morais LC, Maia AAD, Guandique MEG, et al. Pyrolysis and combustion of sugarcane bagasse. J Therm Anal Calorim. 2017;129(3):1813–22.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  16. 16.
    López-González D, Parascanu MM, Fernandez-Lopez M, et al. Effect of different concentrations of O2 under inert and CO2 atmospheres on the swine manure combustion process. Fuel. 2017;195:23–32.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  17. 17.
    Li B, Lv W, Zhang Q, et al. Pyrolysis and catalytic pyrolysis of industrial lignins by TG-FTIR: kinetics and products. J Anal Appl Pyrol. 2014;108:295–300.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  18. 18.
    Brebu M, Tamminen T, Spiridon I. Thermal degradation of various lignins by TG-MS/FTIR and Py-GC-MS. J Anal Appl Pyrol. 2013;104(11):531–9.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  19. 19.
    Ma ZQ, Chen DY, Gu J, et al. Determination of pyrolysis characteristics and kinetics of palm kernel shell using TGA-FTIR and model-free integral methods. Energy Convers Manag. 2015;89:251–9.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  20. 20.
    Fan C, Yan J, Huang Y, et al. XRD and TG-FTIR study of the effect of mineral matrix on the pyrolysis and combustion of organic matter in shale char. Fuel. 2015;139:502–10.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  21. 21.
    Wang M, Li Z, Huang W, et al. Coal pyrolysis characteristics by TG–MS and its late gas generation potential. Fuel. 2015;156:243–53.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  22. 22.
    Kwon EE, Yi H, Kwon HH. Thermo-chemical process with sewage sludge by using CO2. J Environ Manag. 2013;128(20):435.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  23. 23.
    Magdziarz A, Werle S. Analysis of the combustion and pyrolysis of dried sewage sludge by TGA and MS. Waste Manag. 2014;34(1):174–9.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  24. 24.
    Wang Z, Ma X, Yao Z, et al. Study of the pyrolysis of municipal sludge in N2/CO2 atmosphere. Appl Therm Eng. 2018;128:662–71.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Akadémiai Kiadó, Budapest, Hungary 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Energy and Environmental Engineering, Beijing Key Laboratory of Resource-Oriented Treatment of Industrial Pollutants, International Science and Technology Cooperation Base for Environmental and Energy Technology of MOSTUniversity of Science and Technology BeijingBeijingPeople’s Republic of China

Personalised recommendations