biocrude oil from switch grass by pyrolysis (#1844)

Materialbiocrude oil from switch grass by pyrolysis
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ others ▸ non-fossil oil ▸ biocrude oil from switch grass by pyrolysis
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [800] samengestelde stromen ▸ [802] brandstof na pyrolyse
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date2000-10-24
RemarksOriginal material see: ID 1841; char: see ID 1847; pyrolysis temperature: 500 °C; West Lafayette, IN, USA
LiteratureF.A.Agblevor, S.Besler-Guran, D.Montane and A.E.Wiselogel: Biomass feedstock variability and its effect on biocrude oil properties, Vol 1 (Ed. A.V.Bridgwater and D.G.B.Boocock), pp. 741-755 (2000).


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

Main biomass properties

Proximate analysis

Moisture content wt% (ar)

Ultimate analysis (macroelements)

Carbon wt% 55.80 Measured
Hydrogen wt% 7.40 Measured
Oxygen wt% 36.10 Measured
Nitrogen wt% 1.24 Measured
Sulphur wt% 0.07 Measured
Total (with halides) wt% 100.61 Calculated


Chlorine (Cl) mg/kg (dry) 1 000.0

Heating value

Net calorific value (LHV) MJ/kg 22.69
Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 24.30