Finnish peat (#1398)

ID-number#1398
MaterialFinnish peat
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ fossil fuel ▸ peat ▸ Finnish peat
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [800] samengestelde stromen
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date1999-03-12
RemarksCs-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% 8.60
Ash content wt% 3.84 4.20
Volatile matter wt% 70.74 77.40 80.79
Fixed carbon wt% 16.82 18.40 19.21 Calculated

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 49.72 54.40 56.78 Measured
Hydrogen wt% 5.39 5.90 6.16 Measured
Nitrogen wt% 1.01 1.10 1.15 Measured
Sulphur wt% 0.14 0.15 0.16 Measured
Oxygen wt% 32.08 35.10 36.64 Measured
Total (with halides) wt% 100.78 100.85 100.89 Calculated

Calorific Values

Net calorific value (LHV) MJ/kg 21.10 23.32 24.34
Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 22.49 24.60 25.68
HHVMilne MJ/kg 20.07 21.95 22.92 Calculated

Chemical Analyses

Major elements

Aluminium (Al) mg/kg (dry) 1 600.0 Measured
Potassium (K) mg/kg (dry) 300.0 Measured
Sodium (Na) mg/kg (dry) 300.0 Measured
Calcium (Ca) mg/kg (dry) 1 900.0 Measured
Silicon (Si) mg/kg (dry) 4 300.0 Measured
Magnesium (Mg) mg/kg (dry) 600.0 Measured
Iron (Fe) mg/kg (dry) 13 300.0 Measured
Phosphorus (P) mg/kg (dry) 160.0 Measured