kenaf, bark (mean) (#2627)

Materialkenaf, bark (mean)
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ grass/plant ▸ kenaf
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [200] biomassa uit land- en tuinbouw ▸ [240] gewassen ▸ [249] overige gewassen
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date2003-04-11
LiteratureC. P. Neto, et al.: Chemical composition and structural features of the macromolecular components of Hibiscus cannabinus grown in Portugal. Industrial Crops and Products 5-3 (1996) 189-196.


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% 8.30

Ultimate Analysis

Total (with halides) wt% 8.30 0.00 Calculated

Chemical Analyses

Biochemical composition

Cellulose wt% (dry) 41.70 Sugar Analysis
Hemicellulose wt% (dry) 18.00 Sugar Analysis
Lignin wt% (dry) 9.40 Measured
Protein wt% (dry) 11.10 Measured
Extractives EtOH/toluene wt% (dry) 8.20 Measured
Extractives hot water wt% (dry) 8.70 Measured


Arabinan wt% (dry) 1.70
Xylan wt% (dry) 14.00
Sum C5 wt% (dry) 15.70 Calculated


Mannan wt% (dry) 1.30
Galactan wt% (dry) 1.00
Glucan wt% (dry) 41.70
Sum C6 wt% (dry) 44.00 Calculated
Total ash + biochemical wt% (dry) 105.40 Calculated