cane tops (#1792)

Materialcane tops
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ organic residue/product ▸ agricultural/horticultural waste
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [200] biomassa uit land- en tuinbouw ▸ [250] overige restprodcuten ▸ [255] landbouwafval
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date2000-10-19
LiteratureW.A.Mellowes et al.: Evaluation of hydrolysis methods for conversion of selected tropical biomass to fuel ethanol. In: Proc. Energy from biomass and wastes XVI (Ed. D.L.Klass), pp. 599-628, Institute of Gas Technology, Chicago (1993).


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

Main biomass properties

Proximate analysis

Moisture content wt% 11.60
Ash content wt% 7.16 8.10

Ultimate analysis (macroelements)

Nitrogen wt% 4.30 4.86 5.29 Measured
Total (with halides) wt% 23.06 12.96 5.29 Calculated

Biochemical analysis

Cellulose, hemicellulose, lignin

Cellulose wt% (dry) 32.00 Unknown
Lignin wt% (dry) 17.80 Unknown


Lipids wt% (dry) 14.00 Measured
Total ash + biochemical wt% (dry) 71.90 Calculated