water hyacinth (#1148)

ID-number#1148
Materialwater hyacinth
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ grass/plant ▸ other plants ▸ water hyacinth
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [200] biomassa uit land- en tuinbouw
Ash typeasgehalte bij 550 oC
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date1998-03-11
Remarkswater hyacinth from Uganda
LiteratureECN laboratories.

Values

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

Fuel Properties

Proximate Analysis

Moisture content wt% 8.90
Ash content wt% 20.15 22.12
Volatile matter wt% 56.48 62.00 79.61
Fixed carbon wt% 14.47 15.88 20.39 Calculated

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 33.13 36.37 46.70 Measured
Hydrogen wt% 4.35 4.77 6.12 Measured
Nitrogen wt% 1.66 1.82 2.34 Measured
Sulphur wt% 0.37 0.41 0.52 Measured
Oxygen wt% 29.71 32.61 41.87 Calculated
Total (with halides) wt% 100.00 100.00 100.00 Calculated

Calorific Values

Net calorific value (LHV) MJ/kg 12.33 13.77 17.68
Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 13.49 14.81 19.02
HHVMilne MJ/kg 13.06 14.34 18.41 Calculated

Chemical Analyses

Halides

Chlorine (Cl) mg/kg 17 309.0 19 000.0 24 396.5 Measured
Fluorine (F) mg/kg 50.1 55.0 70.6 Measured

Major elements

Potassium (K) mg/kg (dry) 31 446.0 Measured
Sodium (Na) mg/kg (dry) 2 542.0 Measured
Calcium (Ca) mg/kg (dry) 16 553.0 Measured
Silicon (Si) mg/kg (dry) 7 299.0 Measured
Phosphorus (P) mg/kg (dry) 3 166.0 Measured