Japanese birch, udaikanba (#2282)

MaterialJapanese birch, udaikanba
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ untreated wood ▸ birch
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [100] hout ▸ [110] vers hout ▸ [120] loofhout ▸ [122] zacht loofhout
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date2002-08-05
Remarksholocellulose 75.8%, ethanol-benzene solubles 1.0%; see also Y. Kurimoto et al., Holzforschung 53 (1999) 617-622: 1% NaOH soluble 17.9%
LiteratureY. Kurimoto, A. Koizumi, S. Doi, Y. Tamura, H. Ono: Wood species effects on the characteristics of liquefied wood and the properties of polyurethane films prepared from the liquefied wood. Biomass and Bioenergy 21 (2001) 381-390.


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

Fuel Properties

Proximate Analysis

Moisture content wt% (ar)
Ash content wt% 0.20

Ultimate Analysis

Total (with halides) wt% 0.20 0.00 Calculated

Chemical Analyses

Biochemical composition

Lignin wt% (dry) 20.70 Measured
Extractives EtOH/toluene wt% (dry) 1.00 Measured
Extractives hot water wt% (dry) 2.30 Measured
Total ash + biochemical wt% (dry) 24.20 Calculated