microalgae, Spirulina (#1450)

ID-number#1450
Materialmicroalgae, Spirulina
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ Marine biomass (algae) ▸ Microalgae
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [200] biomassa uit land- en tuinbouw
Ash typeJIS8812
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date1999-06-03
Remarksused as fuel (as slurry) for oxygen-blown lab-scale gasification facility
LiteratureA. Hirano, K. Hon-Nami, S. Kunito, M. Hada and Y. Ogushi: Temperature effect on continuous gasification of microalgal biomass. Theoretical yield of methanol production and its energy balance. Catal. Today 45 (1-4) pp. 399-404 (1998).

Values

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

Fuel Properties

Proximate Analysis

Moisture content wt% 6.70
Ash content wt% 7.18 7.70

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 41.00 43.94 47.61 Measured
Hydrogen wt% 6.40 6.86 7.43 Measured
Nitrogen wt% 6.10 6.54 7.08 Measured
Sulphur wt% 0.40 0.43 0.46 Measured
Oxygen wt% 32.22 34.53 37.41 Calculated
Total (with halides) wt% 100.00 100.00 100.00 Calculated

Calorific Values

Net calorific value (LHV) MJ/kg 16.93 18.32 19.85
Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 18.49 19.82 21.47
HHVMilne MJ/kg 17.77 19.05 20.63 Calculated