Journal of Catalysts / 2014 / Article / Tab 6

Review Article

Biocrude Production through Pyrolysis of Used Tyres

Table 6

Physical and chemical properties of used tyre oil and diesel fuel [15].

Fuel/propertyDiesel fuelUsed tyre oil

Density (kg/m3) @ 20°C845945
Kinematic viscosity @ 40°C in mm2/sec3.43.8
Flash point60°C50°C
Diesel index55.241.9
Heat value (MJ/kg)4643.34
Sulphur amount (%)0.10.906
Cetane number5344