waste tyres (#1495)

ID-number#1495
Materialwaste tyres
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ non-organic residue ▸ others ▸ waste tyres
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [800] samengestelde stromen ▸ [809] overige samengestelde stromen
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date1999-07-01
RemarksTyres excluding steel and fabric. Char data at 450-600 oC available.
LiteratureA. M. Cunliffe and P. T. Williams: Properties of chars and activated carbons derived from the pyrolysis of used tyres. Environmental Technology 19 (12) pp. 1177-1190 (1998).

Values

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

Fuel Properties

Proximate Analysis

Moisture content wt% 1.30
Ash content wt% 7.01 7.10
Volatile matter wt% 61.39 62.20 66.95
Fixed carbon wt% 30.30 30.70 33.05 Calculated

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 79.22 80.27 86.40 Measured
Hydrogen wt% 7.34 7.43 8.00 Measured
Nitrogen wt% 0.46 0.46 0.50 Measured
Sulphur wt% 1.56 1.58 1.70 Measured
Oxygen wt% 3.12 3.16 3.40 Measured
Total (with halides) wt% 100.00 100.00 100.00 Calculated

Calorific Values

Net calorific value (LHV) MJ/kg 37.85 38.38 41.31
Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 39.48 40.00 43.06
HHVMilne MJ/kg 36.29 36.77 39.58 Calculated