Table 5 Composition of the gasification gases of diverse biomasses

From: Green energy technology from buriti (Mauritia flexuosa L. f.) for Brazilian agro-extractive communities

Biomass Buriti endocarp (This work) Acai seed [16] Almond shell* [19] Pine bark* [18]
Air/ Biomass 2.0 2.14 2.06 3.07
CO, % vol 14.4 11.30 14.48 16.17–26.98
CO2, % vol 11.5 11.55 6.92–15.28
H2, % vol 17.5 12.80 8.58 12.76–20.75
CH4, % vol 1.30 3.85 1.16–3.70
  1. *Downdraft gasifier