char from peanut shells (#1982)

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 850°C; data on peanut shells in record 1979; data on char produced at lower temperatures in records 1980 and 1981
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% 4.20
Volatile matter wt% 38.80 40.50
Fixed carbon wt% 57.00 59.50 Calculated

Ultimate analysis (macroelements)

Carbon wt% 81.05 84.60 Measured
Hydrogen wt% 0.77 0.80 Measured
Oxygen wt% 13.03 13.60 Calculated
Nitrogen wt% 0.96 1.00 Measured
Total (with halides) wt% 100.00 100.00 Calculated

Heating value

HHVMilne MJ/kg 26.91 28.09 Calculated