rice husk (#2611)

Materialrice husk
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ husk/shell/pit ▸ rice ▸ rice husk
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [500] biomassa uit de industrie ▸ [520] schillen/vliezen/pitten ▸ [523] rijstvliezen
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date2003-04-11
LiteratureJ. Lee. Biological conversion of lignocellulosic biomass to ethanol. Journal of Biotechnology 56-1 (1997) 1-24.


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

Main biomass properties

Proximate analysis

Moisture content wt% (ar)
Ash content wt% 20.10

Ultimate analysis (macroelements)

Total (with halides) wt% 20.10 0.00 Calculated

Biochemical analysis

Cellulose, hemicellulose, lignin

Cellulose wt% (dry) 36.10 Sugar Analysis
Hemicellulose wt% (dry) 19.70 Sugar Analysis
Lignin wt% (dry) 19.40 Measured


Protein wt% (dry) 0.00 Measured


Arabinan wt% (dry) 2.60
Xylan wt% (dry) 14.00
Sum C5 wt% (dry) 16.60 Calculated


Mannan wt% (dry) 3.00
Galactan wt% (dry) 0.10
Glucan wt% (dry) 36.10
Sum C6 wt% (dry) 39.20 Calculated
Total ash + biochemical wt% (dry) 95.30 Calculated