pig manure (#2246)

Materialpig manure
Alternative nameswine manure
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ manure ▸ pig
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [300] mest ▸ [330] varkensmest
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date2002-04-15
RemarksFresh swine manure from Swine Research Farm, University of Illinois, COD=325 g/liter, pH=6.06
LiteratureB.J.He, Y.Zhang, T.L.Funk, G.L.Riskowski and Y.Yin, Thermochemical conversion of swine manure: an alternative process for waste treatment and renewable energy production. Transactions of the ASME, 2000, vol. 43, no. 6, pp. 1827-1833


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

Main biomass properties

Proximate analysis

Moisture content wt% 73.00
Volatile matter wt% 23.57 87.30
Fixed carbon wt% 3.43 12.70 Calculated

Ultimate analysis (macroelements)

Carbon wt% 12.34 45.70 Measured
Hydrogen wt% 1.74 6.45 Measured
Nitrogen wt% 0.93 3.45 Measured
Sulphur wt% 0.10 0.38 Measured
Total (with halides) wt% 88.11 55.98 Calculated