spagnum moss (#2554)

Materialspagnum moss
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ grass/plant ▸ other plants
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [200] biomassa uit land- en tuinbouw
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date2003-04-08
LiteratureJ.S. Han: Properties of Nonwood fibers. 1998 Proceedings of the Korean Society of Wood Science and Technology annual meeting.(1998)


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% 1.90

Ultimate Analysis

Total (with halides) wt% 1.90 0.00 Calculated

Chemical Analyses

Biochemical composition

Cellulose wt% (dry) 29.54 Sugar Analysis
Hemicellulose wt% (dry) 25.23 Sugar Analysis
Lignin wt% (dry) 16.60 Measured


Arabinan wt% (dry) 4.61
Xylan wt% (dry) 15.04
Sum C5 wt% (dry) 19.65 Calculated


Mannan wt% (dry) 0.72
Galactan wt% (dry) 4.86
Glucan wt% (dry) 29.54
Rhamnan wt% (dry) 0.23
Sum C6 wt% (dry) 35.35 Calculated
Total ash + biochemical wt% (dry) 73.50 Calculated