Reed canary grass (#3088)

ID-number#3088
MaterialReed canary grass
Alternative nameReed canary grass
Latin namePhalaris arundinacea L.
Classification CEN/TS 14961 classification ▸ Solid biofuels ▸ Herbaceous biomass ▸ Agriculture and Horticulture herb ▸ Grasses ▸ Whole plant
ECN Phyllis classification ▸ grass/plant ▸ reed ▸ reed canary grass
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [200] biomassa uit land- en tuinbouw ▸ [210] gras ▸ [219] overig gras
Sample date2007-08-09
CountryFinland
Production date2007-08-09
SubmitterENAS Oy
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date2008-02-28

Values

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

Fuel Properties

Proximate Analysis

Moisture content wt% 13.60 CEN/TS 14774-1,2,3
Ash content at 550°C wt% 2.25 2.60 CEN/TS 14775

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 41.47 48.00 49.28 CEN/TS 15104
Hydrogen wt% 5.36 6.20 6.37 CEN/TS 15104
Nitrogen wt% 0.34 0.39 0.40 CEN/TS 15104
Sulphur wt% 0.03 0.04 0.04 CEN/TS15289
Total (with halides) wt% 63.05 57.23 56.09 Calculated

Calorific Values

Net calorific value (LHV) MJ/kg 14.93 17.66 18.13 CEN/TS 14918
Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 16.42 19.01 19.52

Chemical Analyses

Halides

Chlorine (Cl) mg/kg 0.0 0.0 0.0 CEN/TS 15289

Physical Properties

Ash melting behaviour

European standard method

SH (shrinkage temperature) °C 1 430
DEF (deformation temperature) °C > 1450
HE (hemispherical temperature) °C > 1450
FL (flow temperature) °C > 1450