watermelon plant (#2890)

ID-number#2890
Materialwatermelon plant
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ grass/plant ▸ vegetable
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [200] biomassa uit land- en tuinbouw ▸ [250] overige restprodcuten ▸ [252] tuinbouwafval
Ash typeUNE-CEN/TS 14775:2007 EX
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date2011-01-07
RemarksC,H and N determined according to UNE-CEN/TS 15104:2008 EX. S according to ASTM D4239-08, Cl according to ASTM E776-87. Erroneous data for ash metal content corrected after consultation with authors.
LiteratureA.J. Callejón-Ferre, B. Velázquez-Martí, J.A. López-Martínez, F. Manzano-Agugliaro: Greenhouse crop residues: Energy potential and models for the prediction of their higher heating value. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 15 (2011) 948-955.

Values

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

Fuel Properties

Proximate Analysis

Moisture content wt% 90.84
Ash content wt% 1.89 20.58
Volatile matter wt% 6.12 66.84 84.16
Fixed carbon wt% 1.15 12.58 15.84 Calculated

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 3.45 37.64 47.39 Measured
Hydrogen wt% 0.42 4.62 5.82 Measured
Nitrogen wt% 0.33 3.60 4.53 Measured
Sulphur wt% 0.01 0.15 0.19 Measured
Oxygen wt% 3.06 33.41 42.07 Calculated
Total (with halides) wt% 100.10 101.04 101.31 Calculated

Calorific Values

Net calorific value (LHV) MJ/kg -1.01 13.25 16.68
Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 1.31 14.26 17.95
HHVMilne MJ/kg 1.31 14.26 17.96 Calculated

Chemical Analyses

Halides

Chlorine (Cl) mg/kg 950.8 10 380.0 13 069.8 Measured

Ash Properties

Ash composition

P2O5 wt% (ash) 9.19
SiO2 wt% (ash) 4.48
Fe2O3 wt% (ash) 0.11
Al2O3 wt% (ash) 0.26
CaO wt% (ash) 41.06
MgO wt% (ash) 8.85
Na2O wt% (ash) 1.25
K2O wt% (ash) 13.40
TiO2 wt% (ash) 0.04
Cu mg/kg (ash) 62.0
Mn mg/kg (ash) 374.0