Reed (#3242)

ID-number#3242
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 locationHiiumaa; Orjaku
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% 82.10 84.99 TUT
Ash content at 550°C wt% 3.40 TUT CEN/TS 14775
Fixed carbon wt% 14.50 15.01 Calculated

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 47.09 48.75 TUT CEN/TS 15104
Hydrogen wt% 7.35 7.61 TUT CEN/TS 15104
Nitrogen wt% 0.36 0.37 TUT CEN/TS 15104
Sulphur wt% 0.02 0.02 TUT CEN/TS15289
Total (with halides) wt% 58.22 56.75 Calculated

Calorific Values

Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 18.42 19.07 TUT

Chemical Analyses

Major elements

Aluminium (Al) mg/kg (dry) 235.7 TUT
Potassium (K) mg/kg (dry) 770.2 TUT
Sodium (Na) mg/kg (dry) 706.3 TUT
Calcium (Ca) mg/kg (dry) 791.7 TUT
Silicon (Si) mg/kg (dry) 13 002.7 TUT
Magnesium (Mg) mg/kg (dry) 319.9 TUT
Iron (Fe) mg/kg (dry) 109.4 TUT

Physical Properties

Ash melting behaviour

European standard method

SH (shrinkage temperature) °C >1360