corn cob (#2068)

ID-number#2068
Materialcorn cob
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ straw (stalk/cob/ear) ▸ maize/corn ▸ corn cob
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [200] biomassa uit land- en tuinbouw ▸ [240] gewassen ▸ [241] mais
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date2001-04-05
Remarkscharcoal yield 31.2% at 1 MPa, fixed-C yield 21.6%
LiteratureAntal,M.J., Allen,S.G., Dai,X, Shimizu,B., Tam,M.S. and Grønli: Attainment of the theoretical yield of carbon from biomass. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 39 (2000) 4024-4031

Values

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

Fuel Properties

Proximate Analysis

Moisture content wt% (ar)
Ash content wt% 3.48

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 48.22 49.96 Measured
Hydrogen wt% 6.20 6.42 Measured
Nitrogen wt% 1.57 1.63 Measured
Sulphur wt% 0.13 0.13 Measured
Oxygen wt% 42.94 44.49 Measured
Total (with halides) wt% 102.54 102.63 Calculated

Calorific Values

HHVMilne MJ/kg 19.26 19.95 Calculated

Chemical Analyses

Biochemical composition

Cellulose wt% (dry) 26.30 Sugar Analysis
Hemicellulose wt% (dry) 25.20 Sugar Analysis
Lignin wt% (dry) 16.30 Measured
Lignin acid insoluble (AIL) wt% (dry) 16.30 Measured

C5

Arabinan wt% (dry) 3.20
Xylan wt% (dry) 23.60
Sum C5 wt% (dry) 26.80 Calculated

C6

Mannan wt% (dry) 0.00
Galactan wt% (dry) 1.70
Glucan wt% (dry) 29.20
Sum C6 wt% (dry) 30.90 Calculated
Total ash + biochemical wt% (dry) 71.28 Calculated