char from peanut shells (#1981)

Materialchar from peanut shells
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ Biochar ▸ Peanut shells
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [800] samengestelde stromen ▸ [804] brandstof na carbonisatie
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date2001-02-22
Remarkschar produced at 600°C; data on peanut shells in record 1979; data on char produced at lower and higher temperatures in records 1980 and 1982
LiteratureCukierman,A.L.; Della Rocca,P.A.; Bonelli,P.; Cerrella,E.G.: Pyrolysis of an agricultural by-product: a characterization study; Proc. 4th biomass conference of the Americas, p.1201-1207


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% 3.90
Volatile matter wt% 41.00 42.66
Fixed carbon wt% 55.10 57.34 Calculated

Ultimate analysis (macroelements)

Carbon wt% 81.78 85.10 Measured
Hydrogen wt% 2.11 2.20 Measured
Oxygen wt% 11.05 11.50 Calculated
Nitrogen wt% 1.15 1.20 Measured
Total (with halides) wt% 100.00 100.00 Calculated

Heating value

HHVMilne MJ/kg 29.16 30.34 Calculated