rice hulls (#2078)

ID-number#2078
Materialrice hulls
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ husk/shell/pit ▸ rice ▸ rice hulls
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [500] biomassa uit de industrie ▸ [520] schillen/vliezen/pitten ▸ [523] rijstvliezen
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date2001-04-05
Remarkscharcoal yield 46.2% at 1 MPa, fixed-C yield 27.6%
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% 20.97

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 38.86 49.17 Measured
Hydrogen wt% 4.86 6.15 Measured
Nitrogen wt% 0.42 0.53 Measured
Sulphur wt% 0.06 0.08 Measured
Oxygen wt% 37.15 47.01 Measured
Total (with halides) wt% 102.32 102.94 Calculated

Calorific Values

HHVMilne MJ/kg 14.92 18.88 Calculated

Chemical Analyses

Biochemical composition

Cellulose wt% (dry) 30.90 Sugar Analysis
Hemicellulose wt% (dry) 16.80 Sugar Analysis
Lignin wt% (dry) 35.90 Measured
Lignin acid insoluble (AIL) wt% (dry) 35.90 Measured

C5

Arabinan wt% (dry) 2.10
Xylan wt% (dry) 15.80
Sum C5 wt% (dry) 17.90 Calculated

C6

Mannan wt% (dry) 0.00
Galactan wt% (dry) 1.20
Glucan wt% (dry) 34.30
Sum C6 wt% (dry) 35.50 Calculated
Total ash + biochemical wt% (dry) 104.57 Calculated