sunflower seed husk (#2149)

ID-number#2149
Materialsunflower seed husk
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ husk/shell/pit ▸ sunflower ▸ sunflower seed husk
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [200] biomassa uit land- en tuinbouw ▸ [230] restproducten (doppen) ▸ [239] overige doppen
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date2001-04-23
Remarkslow ash-fusion temperature
LiteratureRadovanovic,M.; Zivanovic,T.; Stojiljkovic,D.; Jovanovic,V.; Jerinic,N.; Knezevic,S. et.al. Utilization of sunflower husk as a fuel for industrial boilers - 20 years experience. Proc. 5th Eur. Conf. on Industrial Furnaces&Boilers 2000,vol.2,p.221-233.

Values

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

Fuel Properties

Proximate Analysis

Moisture content wt% 11.85
Ash content wt% 3.38 3.83
Volatile matter wt% 63.96 72.56 75.45
Fixed carbon wt% 20.81 23.61 24.55 Calculated

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 42.53 48.25 50.17 Measured
Hydrogen wt% 5.15 5.84 6.07 Measured
Nitrogen wt% 0.71 0.81 0.84 Measured
Sulphur wt% 0.21 0.24 0.25 Measured
Oxygen wt% 36.17 41.03 42.67 Calculated
Total (with halides) wt% 100.00 100.00 100.00 Calculated

Calorific Values

Net calorific value (LHV) MJ/kg 16.03 18.51 19.25
Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 17.44 19.79 20.58
HHVMilne MJ/kg 16.85 19.12 19.88 Calculated

Ash Properties

Ash composition

SiO2 wt% (ash) 3.65
Fe2O3 wt% (ash) 15.70
Al2O3 wt% (ash) 0.62
CaO wt% (ash) 21.00
MgO wt% (ash) 13.36
Na2O wt% (ash) 0.96
K2O wt% (ash) 41.21
TiO2 wt% (ash) 0.02