RDF (#1441)

ID-number#1441
MaterialRDF
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ RDF and MSW ▸ RDF unknown ▸ RDF
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [900] solid recovered fuels (SRF)
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date1999-04-09
LiteratureT. Abbas, P. Costen, F.C. Lockwood and J.J. Ou: Co-firing refuse derived fuel (RDF) with fossil fuels in a large-scale laboratory furnace. In: International Flame Days, Clean combustion of waste and non-conventional fuels, Biarritz (F), March 16-18, 1994.

Values

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

Fuel Properties

Proximate Analysis

Moisture content wt% 4.69
Ash content wt% 8.91 9.35
Volatile matter wt% 75.87 79.60 87.81
Fixed carbon wt% 10.53 11.05 12.19 Calculated

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 48.96 51.37 56.67 Measured
Hydrogen wt% 6.56 6.88 7.59 Measured
Nitrogen wt% 0.34 0.36 0.40 Measured
Oxygen wt% 29.30 30.74 33.91 Measured
Total (with halides) wt% 100.00 100.00 100.00 Calculated

Calorific Values

Net calorific value (LHV) MJ/kg 20.09 21.20 23.39
Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 21.64 22.70 25.04
HHVMilne MJ/kg 21.68 22.75 25.10 Calculated

Chemical Analyses

Halides

Chlorine (Cl) mg/kg 12 390.3 13 000.0 14 340.9 Measured