Application Notes

Application Notes

AppNote 258: Pyrolysis of Compostable and Biodegradable Materials


Compostable products have gained popularity due to their green environmental claims. However, most of these materials are not strictly plant-based nor are they disposed of at the proper industrial composting sites. In this study, the GERSTEL PYRO Core system enables efficient automation of the thermal extraction and pyrolysis of three compostable and/or biodegradable materials and two natural sources.


Pyrolysis, compostable, biodegradable, plant-based, smart ramped pyrolysis, GC-MS