Biochar from oak wood 600/60/0 (#3506)

ID-number#3506
MaterialBiochar from oak wood 600/60/0
DescriptionOak wood, used as reference material in FP7 FERTIPLUS, pyrolysed at 600oC, 60 minutes, 0% oxygen, in the ECN slow pyrolysis reactor Pyromaat. The biochar has been characterized according to the European Biochar Certificate
Classification CEN/TS 14961 classification ▸ Ashes and residues from biomass conversion
ECN Phyllis classification ▸ Biochar ▸ European Biochar Certificate
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [800] samengestelde stromen ▸ [804] brandstof na carbonisatie
Sample date2012-11-14
Sample locationECN, Petten
Sample lot size10 kilograms
Combustion temperature600oC
CountryNL
ProducerECN, Netherlands
Production date2012-10-02
SubmitterLydia Fryda
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date2015-04-13

Values

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

Fuel Properties

Proximate Analysis

Moisture content wt% 1.80 0.10 EUROFINS DIN 51718
Ash content at 550°C wt% 13.55 13.80 0.10 EUROFINS DIN 51719

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 81.02 82.50 95.71 EUROFINS DIN 51732
Hydrogen wt% 1.84 1.87 2.17 0.10 EUROFINS DIN 51732
Nitrogen wt% 0.44 0.45 0.52 0.05 EUROFINS DIN 51732
Sulphur wt% 0.03 0.03 0.03 0.03 EUROFINS DIN 51724-3
Oxygen wt% 1.33 1.35 1.57 EUROFINS DIN 51733
Total (with halides) wt% 100.00 100.00 100.00 Calculated

Calorific Values

HHVMilne MJ/kg 29.66 30.21 35.04 Calculated

Chemical Analyses

Major elements

Potassium (K) mg/kg (dry) 12 000.0 EUROFINS DIN EN ISO 11885
Sodium (Na) mg/kg (dry) 3 100.0 EUROFINS DIN EN ISO 11885
Calcium (Ca) mg/kg (dry) 31 000.0 EUROFINS DIN EN ISO 11885
Silicon (Si) mg/kg (dry) 17 000.0 EUROFINS DIN EN ISO 11885
Magnesium (Mg) mg/kg (dry) 2 100.0 EUROFINS DIN EN ISO 11885
Iron (Fe) mg/kg (dry) 1 300.0 EUROFINS DIN EN ISO 11885
Phosphorus (P) mg/kg (dry) 600.0 EUROFINS DIN EN ISO 11885

Minor elements

Copper (Cu) mg/kg (dry) 2.0 1.0 EUROFINS DIN EN ISO 17294-2
Manganese (Mn) mg/kg (dry) 350.0 1.0 EUROFINS DIN EN ISO 17294-2
Nickel (Ni) mg/kg (dry) 2.0 1.0 EUROFINS DIN EN ISO 17294-2
Zinc (Zn) mg/kg (dry) 11.0 1.0 EUROFINS DIN EN ISO 17294-2

Other elements

Boron (B) mg/kg (dry) 12.0 1.0 EUROFINS DIN EN ISO 17294-2

Special components

pH pH 9.7 EUROFINS DIN ISO 10390
Total sum of PAH mg/kg (dry) 22.7 EUROFINS 16 EPA
Conductivity mS/m 25 °C 17 0 EUROFINS BGK Chapt. III C2

Physical Properties

Commonly used properties

Bulk density (ar) kg/m³ (ar) 231 EUROFINS DIN 51705
Water holding capacity wt% 76.80 EUROFINS DIN EN ISO 14238
Specific surface area (BET) m²/g 87.00 EUROFINS DIN 66132 ISO 9277