sugarcane leaves (#2114)

ID-number#2114
Materialsugarcane leaves
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ grass/plant ▸ other plants
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [200] biomassa uit land- en tuinbouw ▸ [250] overige restprodcuten ▸ [255] landbouwafval
Sample lot size0,01-0,1 m
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date2001-04-09
RemarksHigher heating value given as 16.000-17600 kJ/kg; in Biomass and Bioenergy 13 (1997) 141-146 it is given as 17.430 kJ/kg. The higher value may apply to dry ash-free material.
LiteratureR.M. Jorapur, A.K. Rajvanshi: Development of a sugarcane leaf gasifier for electricity generation. Biomass and Bioenergy 8 (1995) 91-98.

Values

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

Fuel Properties

Proximate Analysis

Moisture content wt% 33.00
Ash content wt% 5.17 7.72
Volatile matter wt% 51.86 77.40 83.88
Fixed carbon wt% 9.97 14.88 16.12 Calculated

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 26.63 39.75 43.08 Measured
Hydrogen wt% 3.69 5.50 5.96 Measured
Nitrogen wt% 0.12 0.19 0.20 Measured
Oxygen wt% 31.38 46.84 50.76 Calculated
Total (with halides) wt% 100.00 100.00 100.00 Calculated

Calorific Values

Net calorific value (LHV) MJ/kg 9.11 14.80 16.04
Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 10.72 16.00 17.34
HHVMilne MJ/kg 10.10 15.07 16.33 Calculated

Physical Properties

Ash melting behaviour

American standard method, measured in oxidizing conditions

IDT (initial deformation temperature) °C 900

Commonly used properties

Bulk density (ar) kg/m³ (ar) 40