olive husk (#2263)

Materialolive husk
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ husk/shell/pit ▸ olive ▸ olive husk
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [500] biomassa uit de industrie ▸ [520] schillen/vliezen/pitten ▸ [524] olijven
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date2002-08-02
Remarksextractives 8.1%; compositions and heating values of char and pyrolysis oil in ID = 2264 and 2265
LiteratureA. Lucchesi, G. Maschio, Study on the pyrolysis of agricultural wastes, p.289-296 in Energy from Biomass, Proceedings EC Contractors meeting June 1983.


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

Main biomass properties

Proximate analysis

Moisture content wt% 0.00
Ash content wt% 3.60 3.60

Ultimate analysis (macroelements)

Total (with halides) wt% 3.60 3.60 0.00 Calculated

Heating value

Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 20.78 20.78 21.55

Biochemical analysis

Cellulose, hemicellulose, lignin

Cellulose wt% (dry) 22.20 Measured
Hemicellulose wt% (dry) 21.10 Measured
Lignin wt% (dry) 45.00 Measured


Total ash + biochemical wt% (dry) 91.90 Calculated