char from coconut shell (#1955)

Materialchar from coconut shell
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ Biochar ▸ Agroindustrial residues
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [800] samengestelde stromen ▸ [804] brandstof na carbonisatie
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date2001-02-21
Remarksvolatiles content corrected with respect to data in reference in accordance with ash and fixed carbon contents; char produced at 750°C
LiteratureS. Gaur and T.B. Reed; An Atlas of Thermal Data For Biomass and Other Fuels. NREL/TP-433-7965, June 1995


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

Main biomass properties

Proximate analysis

Moisture content wt% (ar)
Ash content wt% 2.90
Volatile matter wt% 9.93 10.23
Fixed carbon wt% 87.17 89.77 Calculated

Ultimate analysis (macroelements)

Carbon wt% 88.95 91.61 Measured
Hydrogen wt% 0.73 0.75 Measured
Oxygen wt% 6.04 6.22 Calculated
Nitrogen wt% 1.38 1.42 Measured
Total (with halides) wt% 100.00 100.00 Calculated

Heating value

Net calorific value (LHV) MJ/kg 30.96 31.89
Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 31.12 32.05
HHVMilne MJ/kg 30.36 31.27 Calculated