RDF (#1386)

ID-number#1386
MaterialRDF
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ RDF and MSW ▸ RDF unknown ▸ RDF
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [900] solid recovered fuels (SRF)
Sample lot size10-15 mm diam. 50-150 mm long
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date1999-03-01
Remarksused in Greve in Chianti, TPS CFB gasification plant
LiteratureG.L. Barducci et. al.: Thermic and electric power production and use from gasification of biomass and RDF: Experience at CFBG Plant at Greve in Chianti. In: Proc. 2nd biomass conference of the Americas (Ed. D.L. Klass), Golden, CO, pp. 565-575, 1995.

Values

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

Fuel Properties

Proximate Analysis

Moisture content wt% 6.45
Ash content wt% 10.99 11.75
Volatile matter wt% 71.10 76.00 86.12
Fixed carbon wt% 11.46 12.25 13.88 Calculated

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 38.12 40.75 46.17 Measured
Hydrogen wt% 7.08 7.57 8.58 Measured
Nitrogen wt% 0.26 0.28 0.31 Measured
Sulphur wt% 0.50 0.53 0.61 Measured
Oxygen wt% 36.10 38.59 43.73 Calculated
Total (with halides) wt% 100.00 100.00 100.00 Calculated

Calorific Values

Net calorific value (LHV) MJ/kg 17.22 18.57 21.05
Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 18.92 20.22 22.92
HHVMilne MJ/kg 17.88 19.11 21.66 Calculated

Chemical Analyses

Halides

Chlorine (Cl) mg/kg 5 000.0 5 344.7 6 056.4 Measured

Physical Properties

Ash melting behaviour

American standard method, measured in oxidizing conditions

SOT (softening or spherical temperature) °C 1 227
HT (hemispherical temperature) °C 1 254

Commonly used properties

Bulk density (ar) kg/m³ (ar) 600