RDF (#1805)

ID-number#1805
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% 23.75
Volatile matter wt% 65.96 86.50
Fixed carbon wt% 10.29 13.50 Calculated

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 39.23 51.45 Measured
Hydrogen wt% 5.33 6.99 Measured
Nitrogen wt% 0.79 1.04 Measured
Sulphur wt% 0.27 0.35 Measured
Oxygen wt% 30.11 39.49 Calculated
Total (with halides) wt% 100.00 100.00 Calculated

Calorific Values

Net calorific value (LHV) MJ/kg 16.57 21.73
Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 17.73 23.26
HHVMilne MJ/kg 16.46 21.58 Calculated

Chemical Analyses

Halides

Chlorine (Cl) mg/kg 5 200.0 6 819.7 Measured

Physical Properties

Ash melting behaviour

American standard method, measured in oxidizing conditions

IDT (initial deformation temperature) °C 1 154
SOT (softening or spherical temperature) °C 1 204
HT (hemispherical temperature) °C 1 221
FT (fluid temperature) °C 1 277

Ash Properties

Ash composition

SO3 wt% (ash) 1.80
P2O5 wt% (ash) 1.62
SiO2 wt% (ash) 54.55
Fe2O3 wt% (ash) 4.28
Al2O3 wt% (ash) 14.61
CaO wt% (ash) 12.42
MgO wt% (ash) 1.81
Na2O wt% (ash) 5.00
K2O wt% (ash) 2.42
TiO2 wt% (ash) 1.48