Reed Canary Grass (#3094)

ID-number#3094
MaterialReed Canary Grass
Alternative nameBriquette
Latin namePhalaris arundinacea L.
Classification CEN/TS 14961 classification ▸ Solid biofuels ▸ Herbaceous biomass ▸ Agriculture and Horticulture herb
ECN Phyllis classification ▸ grass/plant ▸ reed ▸ reed canary grass
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [200] biomassa uit land- en tuinbouw ▸ [210] gras ▸ [219] overig gras
CountryFinland
Production date2008-09-15
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)

Values

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

Fuel Properties

Proximate Analysis

Moisture content wt% 11.70 CEN/TS 14774-1,2,3
Ash content at 550°C wt% 2.83 3.20 CEN/TS 14775

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 42.47 48.10 49.69 CEN/TS 15104
Hydrogen wt% 5.30 6.00 6.20 CEN/TS 15104
Nitrogen wt% 0.63 0.71 0.73 CEN/TS 15104
Total (with halides) wt% 62.92 58.01 56.62 Calculated

Calorific Values

Net calorific value (LHV) MJ/kg 15.41 17.78 18.37 CEN/TS 14918
Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 16.86 19.09 19.72

Chemical Analyses

Special components

Chlorine (Cl) wt% (daf) 0.15 CEN/TS 15289

Physical Properties

Ash melting behaviour

European standard method

DEF (deformation temperature) °C 1 370
HE (hemispherical temperature) °C > 1450
FL (flow temperature) °C > 1450