wood, Gliricidia sepium (#2117)

ID-number#2117
Materialwood, Gliricidia sepium
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ untreated wood ▸ tropical hard wood ▸ wood, Gliricidia sepium
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [100] hout ▸ [110] vers hout ▸ [120] loofhout ▸ [125] hard loofhout
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date2001-04-10
RemarksWood from plantation in Nigeria. Charcoal yield 35% at 350°C. Data on charcoal in ID 2118. Analyses and HHV of limited accuracy.
LiteratureJ.A. Fuwape, S.O. Akindele: Biomass yield and energy value of some fast-growing multipurpose trees in Nigeria. Biomass and Bioenergy 12 (1997) 101-106.

Values

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

Fuel Properties

Proximate Analysis

Moisture content wt% 31.00
Ash content wt% 0.69 1.00
Volatile matter wt% 53.82 78.00 78.79
Fixed carbon wt% 14.49 21.00 21.21 Calculated

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 32.43 47.00 47.47 Measured
Hydrogen wt% 4.83 7.00 7.07 Measured
Nitrogen wt% 0.55 0.80 0.81 Measured
Sulphur wt% 0.01 0.02 0.02 Measured
Oxygen wt% 30.36 44.00 44.44 Measured
Total (with halides) wt% 99.88 99.82 99.82 Calculated

Calorific Values

Net calorific value (LHV) MJ/kg 13.44 20.58 20.79
Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 15.26 22.11 22.33
HHVMilne MJ/kg 13.72 19.89 20.09 Calculated

Physical Properties

Commonly used properties

Bulk density (ar) kg/m³ (ar) 490