Finnish peat (#1397)

ID-number#1397
MaterialFinnish peat
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ fossil fuel ▸ peat ▸ Finnish peat
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [800] samengestelde stromen
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date1999-03-12
RemarksC-t; volatiles from LIEKKI 2 Technical Review 1993-1998, p. 696. Sum elements and ash larger than 100%, probably due to O in ash.
LiteratureR. Zevenhoven and M. Hupa: Characterisation of fuels for advanced pressurised combustion, Joule II Clean Coal Technology R&D project, Extended progress report, Abo, Finland, Abo Akademi, JOU2-CT93-0331 (1995).

Values

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

Fuel Properties

Proximate Analysis

Moisture content wt% 9.80
Ash content wt% 6.77 7.50
Volatile matter wt% 65.49 72.60 78.49
Fixed carbon wt% 17.95 19.90 21.51 Calculated

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 48.26 53.50 57.84 Measured
Hydrogen wt% 5.23 5.80 6.27 Measured
Nitrogen wt% 1.80 2.00 2.16 Measured
Sulphur wt% 0.29 0.32 0.35 Measured
Oxygen wt% 28.86 32.00 34.59 Measured
Total (with halides) wt% 101.01 101.12 101.21 Calculated

Calorific Values

Net calorific value (LHV) MJ/kg 20.70 23.21 25.10
Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 22.08 24.48 26.46
HHVMilne MJ/kg 19.62 21.75 23.51 Calculated

Chemical Analyses

Halides

Chlorine (Cl) mg/kg (dry) 500.0

Major elements

Aluminium (Al) mg/kg (dry) 8 000.0 Measured
Potassium (K) mg/kg (dry) 300.0 Measured
Sodium (Na) mg/kg (dry) 200.0 Measured
Calcium (Ca) mg/kg (dry) 4 600.0 Measured
Silicon (Si) mg/kg (dry) 7 900.0 Measured
Magnesium (Mg) mg/kg (dry) 1 200.0 Measured
Iron (Fe) mg/kg (dry) 14 500.0 Measured
Phosphorus (P) mg/kg (dry) 900.0 Measured