Arundo donax (giant reed) (#1992)

ID-number#1992
MaterialArundo donax (giant reed)
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ grass/plant ▸ reed ▸ Arundo donax (giant reed)
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [200] biomassa uit land- en tuinbouw ▸ [210] gras ▸ [219] overig gras
Ash typeSwedish ash standard Biobränslen-Bestämning av askhalt SS 18 71 71
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date2001-02-23
LiteratureHallgren,A.L.; Engvall,K.; Skrifvars,B.-J.: Ash-induced operational difficulties in fluidised bed firing of biofuels and waste; Proc. 4th biomass conference of the Americas, p.1365-1370

Values

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

Fuel Properties

Proximate Analysis

Moisture content wt% 36.10
Ash content wt% 2.30 3.60
Volatile matter wt% 49.46 77.40 80.29
Fixed carbon wt% 12.14 19.00 19.71 Calculated

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 28.18 44.10 45.75 Measured
Hydrogen wt% 3.32 5.20 5.39 Measured
Nitrogen wt% 0.19 0.30 0.31 Measured
Sulphur wt% 0.06 0.10 0.10 Measured
Oxygen wt% 30.29 47.40 49.17 Measured
Total (with halides) wt% 100.45 100.70 100.73 Calculated

Calorific Values

Net calorific value (LHV) MJ/kg 10.09 17.17 17.81
Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 11.69 18.30 18.98
HHVMilne MJ/kg 10.31 16.14 16.75 Calculated

Ash Properties

Ash composition

P2O5 wt% (ash) 5.90
CaO wt% (ash) 3.00
MgO wt% (ash) 8.20
Na2O wt% (ash) 0.30
K2O wt% (ash) 29.00