beet pulp (#1054)

Materialbeet pulp
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ sludge ▸ food industry ▸ beet pulp
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [500] biomassa uit de industrie ▸ [530] pulp-VGI ▸ [533] bietenpulp
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Remarkssugars 5.8%
LiteratureG. Beldman, A.G.J. Votagen, F.M. Rombouts, W. Pilnik, Enzymic liquefaction and saccharification of agricultural biomass, p. 344-351 in Energy from Biomass, Proceedings EC Contractors meeting June 1983.


Property Unit Value Std dev Det lim Lab Date Method Remarks
ar dry daf

Main biomass properties

Proximate analysis

Moisture content wt% (ar)
Ash content wt% 11.80

Ultimate analysis (macroelements)

Total (with halides) wt% 11.80 0.00 Calculated

Biochemical analysis

Cellulose, hemicellulose, lignin

Cellulose wt% (dry) 18.70 Measured
Hemicellulose wt% (dry) 16.00 Measured


Protein wt% (dry) 6.00 Measured
Pectin wt% (dry) 15.00 Measured


Arabinan wt% (dry) 13.20
Sum C5 wt% (dry) 13.20 Calculated


Galactan wt% (dry) 2.80
Sum C6 wt% (dry) 2.80 Calculated
Total ash + biochemical wt% (dry) 67.50 Calculated