wood pellets (#2808)

ID-number#2808
Materialwood pellets
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ untreated wood ▸ others
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [100] hout ▸ [110] vers hout ▸ [119] overig vers hout
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date2006-07-11
LiteratureL.-E. Åmand, B. Leckner, D. Eskilsson, C. Tullin: Deposits on heat transfer tubes during co-combustion of biofuels and sewage sludge. Fuel 85 (2006) 1313-1322

Values

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

Fuel Properties

Proximate Analysis

Moisture content wt% 8.70
Ash content wt% 0.46 0.50
Volatile matter wt% 74.40 81.49 81.90
Fixed carbon wt% 16.44 18.01 18.10 Calculated

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 45.79 50.15 50.40 Measured
Hydrogen wt% 5.54 6.07 6.10 Measured
Nitrogen wt% 0.08 0.09 0.09 Measured
Sulphur wt% 0.01 0.01 0.01 Measured
Oxygen wt% 39.43 43.18 43.40 Calculated
Total (with halides) wt% 100.01 100.01 100.01 Calculated

Calorific Values

Net calorific value (LHV) MJ/kg 16.78 18.61 18.70
Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 18.20 19.93 20.03
HHVMilne MJ/kg 18.19 19.92 20.02 Calculated

Chemical Analyses

Halides

Chlorine (Cl) mg/kg 90.8 99.5 100.0 Measured

Ash Properties

Ash composition

P2O5 wt% (ash) 2.98
SiO2 wt% (ash) 16.04
Fe2O3 wt% (ash) 2.29
Al2O3 wt% (ash) 2.83
CaO wt% (ash) 25.18
MgO wt% (ash) 5.47
Na2O wt% (ash) 1.09
K2O wt% (ash) 10.48