1. This article focuses on the characteristics of the products and the mechanism of pyrolysis of cotton stalk across a wide range of temperatures, from 250 to 950 °C.
2. Cotton stalk samples were obtained from WuHan in Hubei province, China, and contained 51.40% of C, 4.00% of H, 43.24% of O, 1.33% of N, and 0.03% of S on a dry ash free basis (daf).
3. Pyrolysis experiments were conducted in a fixed-bed reactor using preheated nitrogen (99.99%, 1 L/min) to provide a reductive atmosphere in the reactor.
This article provides an overview of the influence of temperature on biomass-based pyrolytic polygeneration systems using cotton stalk pyrolysis as an example. The article is well written and provides detailed information about the sample preparation process and experimental setup used for conducting the pyrolysis experiments. The analysis methods used for analyzing gas and liquid oil are also clearly described in detail which adds to its trustworthiness and reliability. However, there are some potential biases that should be noted when considering this article’s trustworthiness and reliability such as one-sided reporting, unsupported claims, missing points of consideration, missing evidence for the claims made, unexplored counterarguments, promotional content, partiality etc. For instance, while it is mentioned that “the optimum quality of the three products obtained from biomass-based polygeneration is critical” no further details or evidence is provided to support this claim or explore any possible counterarguments or risks associated with this statement which could potentially affect its trustworthiness and reliability. Additionally, while it is mentioned that “each test experiment was carried out three times” no further details are provided regarding how these tests were conducted or what results were obtained which could potentially affect its trustworthiness and reliability as well as its overall credibility as an academic source.