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What is the main constituent of biogas?

Mar 3, 2016

  Do you knoe what is the main constituent of biogas?Before answering this question, let's get to know what is biogas.The chemical name of biogas is methane,as the name suggests it is swamp gas.People often see: bubbles emerge in the swamp, sewer or septic tanks, if we strike a match, lit it, this is the nature of the natural occurrence of biogas.Biogas, is a variety of organic substances, in the isolated air (reducing conditions), and in the appropriate temperature, pH value, the fermentation of microorganisms through the role of a combustible gas. Biogas belongs to the two energy source, and it is a renewable energy source. 

   What is the main constituent of biogas?The main component of the biogas is a mixture of gases.It contains methane (CH4), carbon dioxide (CO2), hydrogen sulfide, carbon monoxide (CO), hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen and other gases.

   What is the main constituent of biogas?The main component of the biogas is methane.Biogas is composed of 50% to 80% methane (CH4), 20% to 40% carbon dioxide (CO2), 0% to 5% nitrogen (N2), less than 1% of hydrogen (H2), less than 0.4% of oxygen (O2) and 0.1% to 3% hydrogen sulfide (H2S) and other gases.

   What is the main constituent of biogas?Because the gas contains a small amount of hydrogen sulfide, so slightly odor. Its characteristics are similar to natural gas. If the air contains 8.6 to 20.8% (by volume) of the methane gas, it will form an explosive mixture of gases.

   What is the main constituent of biogas?Methane which is the main component of biogas is an ideal gas fuel, it is colorless and tasteless,after being mixed with proper amount of air, it will burn.Calorific value per cubic meter of pure methane is 34 million coke, calorific value per cubic meter of biogas is about 2080023600 kj. That is, 1 cubic meters of methane is completely burned, it can produce equivalent to 0.7 kg of anthracite to provide heat. Compared with other gas, it is good antiknock performance, it is a good clean fuel.

   Biogas can be burned, it is mainly by methane.

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