sewage sludge (#1173)

ID-number#1173
Materialsewage sludge
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ sludge ▸ sewage ▸ sewage sludge
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [400] slib ▸ [410] zuiveringsslib RWZI
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date1998-03-18
RemarksSTVM Hengelo, the Netherlands, granulates, tested in ECN BFB combustor (NARGUS) in mixture with coal
LiteratureJ. van Doorn, P. Bruyn and P. Vermeij: Combined combustion of biomass, municipal sewage sludge and coal in an atmospheric fluidized bed installation. Proc. 9th European bioenergy conference, Vol 2 (Eds. P. Chartier et al.), pp. 1007-1012 (1996).

Values

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

Fuel Properties

Proximate Analysis

Moisture content wt% 7.60
Ash content wt% 44.54 48.20
Volatile matter wt% 39.55 42.80 82.63
Fixed carbon wt% 8.32 9.00 17.37 Calculated

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 23.28 25.20 48.65 Measured
Hydrogen wt% 2.87 3.11 6.00 Measured
Nitrogen wt% 3.40 3.68 7.10 Measured
Sulphur wt% 1.38 1.49 2.88 Measured
Oxygen wt% 16.81 18.19 35.12 Calculated
Total (with halides) wt% 100.00 100.00 99.99 Calculated

Calorific Values

Net calorific value (LHV) MJ/kg 10.07 11.10 21.43
Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 10.90 11.80 22.78
HHVMilne MJ/kg 9.05 9.80 18.92 Calculated

Chemical Analyses

Halides

Chlorine (Cl) mg/kg 1 201.2 1 300.0 2 509.7 Measured