microalgae (#1921)

ID-number#1921
Materialmicroalgae
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ Marine biomass (algae) ▸ Microalgae
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [200] biomassa uit land- en tuinbouw
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date2001-02-14
LiteratureECN laboratories.

Values

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

Fuel Properties

Proximate Analysis

Moisture content wt% 5.22
Ash content wt% 2.39 2.52
Volatile matter wt% 77.53 81.80 83.91
Fixed carbon wt% 14.86 15.68 16.09 Calculated

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 49.98 52.73 54.09 Measured
Hydrogen wt% 6.84 7.22 7.41 Measured
Nitrogen wt% 7.59 8.01 8.22 Measured
Sulphur wt% 0.46 0.49 0.50 Measured
Oxygen wt% 27.34 28.85 29.60 Calculated
Total (with halides) wt% 99.99 99.99 99.99 Calculated

Calorific Values

Net calorific value (LHV) MJ/kg 20.63 21.90 22.47
Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 22.25 23.48 24.09
HHVMilne MJ/kg 21.89 23.10 23.70 Calculated

Chemical Analyses

Halides

Chlorine (Cl) mg/kg 1 677.6 1 770.0 1 815.8 Measured

Major elements

Potassium (K) mg/kg (dry) 6 400.0 Measured
Sodium (Na) mg/kg (dry) 980.0 Measured
Calcium (Ca) mg/kg (dry) 725.0 Measured
Silicon (Si) mg/kg (dry) 125.0 Measured
Magnesium (Mg) mg/kg (dry) 1 390.0 Measured
Phosphorus (P) mg/kg (dry) 2 700.0 Measured

Biochemical composition

Protein wt% (dry) 51.10 Calculated
Total ash + biochemical wt% (dry) 53.62 Calculated