water hyacinth (#1149)

ID-number#1149
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% 9.73
Ash content wt% 19.51 21.61
Volatile matter wt% 57.50 63.70 81.26
Fixed carbon wt% 13.26 14.69 18.74 Calculated

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 33.77 37.41 47.72 Measured
Hydrogen wt% 4.45 4.93 6.29 Measured
Nitrogen wt% 1.75 1.94 2.47 Measured
Sulphur wt% 0.36 0.40 0.50 Measured
Oxygen wt% 29.05 32.18 41.05 Calculated
Total (with halides) wt% 100.00 100.00 100.00 Calculated

Calorific Values

Net calorific value (LHV) MJ/kg 12.45 14.06 17.93
Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 13.66 15.13 19.30
HHVMilne MJ/kg 13.49 14.95 19.07 Calculated

Chemical Analyses

Halides

Chlorine (Cl) mg/kg 13 811.3 15 300.0 19 517.8 Measured
Fluorine (F) mg/kg 61.4 68.0 86.7 Measured

Major elements

Potassium (K) mg/kg (dry) 25 296.0 Measured
Sodium (Na) mg/kg (dry) 2 105.0 Measured
Calcium (Ca) mg/kg (dry) 14 567.0 Measured
Silicon (Si) mg/kg (dry) 10 257.0 Measured
Phosphorus (P) mg/kg (dry) 2 986.0 Measured