RDF (#1804)

ID-number#1804
MaterialRDF
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ RDF and MSW ▸ RDF unknown ▸ RDF
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [900] solid recovered fuels (SRF)
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date2000-10-19
LiteratureJ.H.Canova and D.J.Bushnell: Testing and evaluating the combustion characteristics of densified RDF and mixed waste paper. In: Proc. Energy from biomass and wastes XVI (Ed. D.L.Klass), pp. 1191-1219, Institute of Gas Technology, Chicago (1993).

Values

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

Fuel Properties

Proximate Analysis

Moisture content wt% (ar)
Ash content wt% 23.41
Volatile matter wt% 66.40 86.70
Fixed carbon wt% 10.19 13.30 Calculated

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 39.99 52.21 Measured
Hydrogen wt% 5.55 7.25 Measured
Nitrogen wt% 0.52 0.68 Measured
Sulphur wt% 0.33 0.43 Measured
Oxygen wt% 29.77 38.87 Calculated
Total (with halides) wt% 100.00 100.00 Calculated

Calorific Values

Net calorific value (LHV) MJ/kg 16.54 21.60
Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 17.75 23.18
HHVMilne MJ/kg 17.09 22.31 Calculated

Chemical Analyses

Halides

Chlorine (Cl) mg/kg 4 300.0 5 614.3 Measured

Physical Properties

Ash melting behaviour

American standard method, measured in oxidizing conditions

IDT (initial deformation temperature) °C 1 138
SOT (softening or spherical temperature) °C 1 171
HT (hemispherical temperature) °C 1 182
FT (fluid temperature) °C 1 260

Ash Properties

Ash composition

SO3 wt% (ash) 3.22
P2O5 wt% (ash) 1.39
SiO2 wt% (ash) 49.86
Fe2O3 wt% (ash) 9.98
Al2O3 wt% (ash) 13.57
CaO wt% (ash) 11.23
MgO wt% (ash) 1.76
Na2O wt% (ash) 0.20
K2O wt% (ash) 1.81
TiO2 wt% (ash) 1.93