wood, Leucaena leucocephala (#2121)

ID-number#2121
Materialwood, Leucaena leucocephala
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ untreated wood ▸ tropical hard wood
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 42% at 350°C. Data on charcoal in ID 2122. 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% 26.90
Ash content wt% 0.72 0.98
Volatile matter wt% 54.09 74.00 74.73
Fixed carbon wt% 18.29 25.02 25.27 Calculated

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 30.70 42.00 42.42 Measured
Hydrogen wt% 4.39 6.00 6.06 Measured
Nitrogen wt% 0.44 0.60 0.61 Measured
Sulphur wt% 0.03 0.04 0.04 Measured
Oxygen wt% 38.01 52.00 52.51 Measured
Total (with halides) wt% 101.18 101.62 101.64 Calculated

Calorific Values

Net calorific value (LHV) MJ/kg 14.49 20.72 20.93
Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 16.10 22.03 22.25
HHVMilne MJ/kg 11.64 15.93 16.09 Calculated

Physical Properties

Commonly used properties

Bulk density (ar) kg/m³ (ar) 620