melon plant (#2891)

ID-number#2891
Materialmelon 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% 91.85
Ash content wt% 1.99 24.38
Volatile matter wt% 5.32 65.25 86.29
Fixed carbon wt% 0.85 10.37 13.71 Calculated

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 2.89 35.50 46.95 Measured
Hydrogen wt% 0.36 4.37 5.78 Measured
Nitrogen wt% 0.38 4.62 6.11 Measured
Sulphur wt% 0.01 0.17 0.22 Measured
Oxygen wt% 2.52 30.96 40.94 Calculated
Total (with halides) wt% 100.08 100.98 101.29 Calculated

Calorific Values

Net calorific value (LHV) MJ/kg -1.22 12.55 16.59
Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 1.10 13.50 17.85
HHVMilne MJ/kg 1.09 13.34 17.64 Calculated

Chemical Analyses

Halides

Chlorine (Cl) mg/kg 797.9 9 790.0 12 946.3 Measured

Ash Properties

Ash composition

P2O5 wt% (ash) 5.55
SiO2 wt% (ash) 3.45
Fe2O3 wt% (ash) 0.10
Al2O3 wt% (ash) 0.35
CaO wt% (ash) 29.46
MgO wt% (ash) 7.82
Na2O wt% (ash) 4.97
K2O wt% (ash) 18.21
TiO2 wt% (ash) 0.04
Cu mg/kg (ash) 61.0
Mn mg/kg (ash) 363.0