Reed (#3241)

ID-number#3241
MaterialReed
Alternative namePilliroog
Latin namePhragmatis Australis
DescriptionWinter harvest
Classification CEN/TS 14961 classification ▸ Solid biofuels ▸ Herbaceous biomass ▸ Agriculture and Horticulture herb ▸ Grasses ▸ Whole plant
ECN Phyllis classification ▸ grass/plant ▸ reed ▸ reed
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [200] biomassa uit land- en tuinbouw ▸ [210] gras ▸ [219] overig gras
Sample locationHaapsalu
CountryEstonia
Production date2007-05-10
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% (ar)
Volatile matter wt% 82.80 85.45 TUT
Ash content at 550°C wt% 3.10 TUT CEN/TS 14775
Fixed carbon wt% 14.10 14.55 Calculated

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 47.22 48.73 TUT CEN/TS 15104
Hydrogen wt% 7.76 8.01 TUT CEN/TS 15104
Nitrogen wt% 0.34 0.35 TUT CEN/TS 15104
Sulphur wt% 0.02 0.02 TUT CEN/TS15289
Total (with halides) wt% 58.44 57.11 Calculated

Calorific Values

Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 18.65 19.25 TUT

Chemical Analyses

Major elements

Aluminium (Al) mg/kg (dry) 147.7 TUT
Potassium (K) mg/kg (dry) 756.3 TUT
Sodium (Na) mg/kg (dry) 379.5 TUT
Calcium (Ca) mg/kg (dry) 1 193.5 TUT
Silicon (Si) mg/kg (dry) 11 338.1 TUT
Magnesium (Mg) mg/kg (dry) 430.0 TUT
Iron (Fe) mg/kg (dry) 82.4 TUT

Physical Properties

Ash melting behaviour

European standard method

SH (shrinkage temperature) °C >1350