pecan shell (#2076)

ID-number#2076
Materialpecan shell
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ husk/shell/pit ▸ others
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [200] biomassa uit land- en tuinbouw ▸ [230] restproducten (doppen) ▸ [239] overige doppen
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date2001-04-05
Remarkscharcoal yield 39.4% at 1 MPa, fixed-C yield 34.9%
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% 5.85

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 55.27 58.70 Measured
Hydrogen wt% 4.56 4.84 Measured
Nitrogen wt% 0.84 0.89 Measured
Sulphur wt% 0.09 0.10 Measured
Oxygen wt% 34.75 36.91 Measured
Total (with halides) wt% 101.36 101.44 Calculated

Calorific Values

HHVMilne MJ/kg 20.53 21.80 Calculated

Chemical Analyses

Biochemical composition

Cellulose wt% (dry) 5.60 Sugar Analysis
Hemicellulose wt% (dry) 3.80 Sugar Analysis
Lignin wt% (dry) 70.00 Measured
Lignin acid insoluble (AIL) wt% (dry) 70.00 Measured

C5

Arabinan wt% (dry) 0.00
Xylan wt% (dry) 3.10
Sum C5 wt% (dry) 3.10 Calculated

C6

Mannan wt% (dry) 0.00
Galactan wt% (dry) 1.20
Glucan wt% (dry) 6.20
Sum C6 wt% (dry) 7.40 Calculated
Total ash + biochemical wt% (dry) 85.25 Calculated