wheat straw (#2602)

Materialwheat straw
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ straw (stalk/cob/ear) ▸ wheat ▸ wheat straw
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [200] biomassa uit land- en tuinbouw ▸ [220] stro ▸ [223] tarwestro
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date2003-04-11
LiteratureD. Montane, X. Farriol, J. Salvado, P. Jollez and E. Chornet: Application of steam explosion to the fractionation and rapid vapor-phase alkaline pulping of wheat straw. Biomass and Bioenergy 14-3 (1998) 261-276.


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% 8.00

Ultimate Analysis

Total (with halides) wt% 8.00 0.00 Calculated

Chemical Analyses

Biochemical composition

Cellulose wt% (dry) 32.30 Sugar Analysis
Hemicellulose wt% (dry) 23.60 Sugar Analysis
Lignin wt% (dry) 17.10 Measured
Extractives EtOH/toluene wt% (dry) 5.40 Measured
Extractives hot water wt% (dry) 6.20 Measured


Arabinan wt% (dry) 3.10
Xylan wt% (dry) 20.50
Sum C5 wt% (dry) 23.60 Calculated


Glucan wt% (dry) 32.30
Sum C6 wt% (dry) 32.30 Calculated
Total ash + biochemical wt% (dry) 92.60 Calculated