sugarcane bagasse (#2806)

ID-number#2806
Materialsugarcane bagasse
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ organic residue/product ▸ bagasse ▸ sugarcane bagasse
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [500] biomassa uit de industrie ▸ [530] pulp-VGI ▸ [532] suikerbereiding
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date2006-07-11
Remarksaverage of 4 analyses
LiteratureS.Q. Turn, B.M. Jenkins, L.A. Jakeway, L.G. Blevins et al: Test results from sugar cane bagasse and high fiber cane co-fired with fossil fuels. Biomass and Bioenergy 30 (2006) 565-574

Values

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

Fuel Properties

Proximate Analysis

Moisture content wt% 46.00
Ash content wt% 6.69 12.38
Volatile matter wt% 41.77 77.36 88.29
Fixed carbon wt% 5.54 10.26 11.71 Calculated

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 24.54 45.45 51.87 Measured
Hydrogen wt% 2.84 5.26 6.00 Measured
Nitrogen wt% 0.12 0.23 0.26 Measured
Sulphur wt% 0.03 0.05 0.06 Measured
Oxygen wt% 19.79 36.65 41.83 Calculated
Total (with halides) wt% 100.03 100.06 100.07 Calculated

Calorific Values

Net calorific value (LHV) MJ/kg 7.39 15.76 17.99
Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 9.13 16.91 19.30
HHVMilne MJ/kg 9.65 17.86 20.39 Calculated

Chemical Analyses

Halides

Chlorine (Cl) mg/kg 216.0 400.0 456.5 Measured

Physical Properties

Ash melting behaviour

American standard method, measured in oxidizing conditions

IDT (initial deformation temperature) °C 1 237
SOT (softening or spherical temperature) °C 1 262
HT (hemispherical temperature) °C 1 279
FT (fluid temperature) °C 1 304

Ash Properties

Ash composition

SO3 wt% (ash) 0.40
P2O5 wt% (ash) 0.89
SiO2 wt% (ash) 45.88
Fe2O3 wt% (ash) 15.45
Al2O3 wt% (ash) 20.55
CaO wt% (ash) 4.31
MgO wt% (ash) 3.22
Na2O wt% (ash) 0.96
K2O wt% (ash) 1.67
TiO2 wt% (ash) 3.77