PVC, poly vinyl chloride (#1406)

MaterialPVC, poly vinyl chloride
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ non-organic residue ▸ plastics
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [800] samengestelde stromen
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date1999-03-12
LiteratureCourtemanche,B.; Levendis,Y.A.: A laboratory study on the NO, NO2, SO2, CO and CO2 emissions from the combustion of pulverized coal, municipal waste plastics and tires. Fuel 77 (1998) 183-196.


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

Main biomass properties

Proximate analysis

Moisture content wt% (ar)
Ash content wt% 1.00
Volatile matter wt% 91.00 91.92
Fixed carbon wt% 8.00 8.08 Calculated

Ultimate analysis (macroelements)

Carbon wt% 38.00 38.38 Measured
Hydrogen wt% 5.00 5.05 Measured
Total (with halides) wt% 100.00 100.00 Calculated


Chlorine (Cl) mg/kg 560 000.0 565 656.6 Measured

Heating value

Net calorific value (LHV) MJ/kg 18.11 18.29
Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 19.20 19.39