Bamboo (mature Guadua amplexifolia) (#3513)

ID-number#3513
MaterialBamboo (mature Guadua amplexifolia)
Latin nameGuadua amplexifolia
SubmitterLydia Fryda
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date2015-06-24
LiteratureTorrefied Bamboo for the Import of Sustainable Biomass from Colombia, ECN report December 2013 ECN‐E‐‐15‐020

Values

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

Fuel Properties

Proximate Analysis

Moisture content wt% (ar)
Ash content wt% 3.80
Volatile matter wt% 74.00 76.92
Ash content at 815°C wt% 3.80
Fixed carbon wt% 22.20 23.08 Calculated

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 47.00 48.86
Hydrogen wt% 6.00 6.24
Nitrogen wt% 0.80 0.83
Sulphur wt% 0.19 0.20
Oxygen wt% 43.00 44.70
Total (with halides) wt% 100.88 100.91 Calculated

Calorific Values

Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 18.78 19.52
HHVMilne MJ/kg 18.66 19.40 Calculated

Chemical Analyses

Halides

Chlorine (Cl) mg/kg 859.0 892.9

Major elements

Aluminium (Al) mg/kg (dry) 13.0
Potassium (K) mg/kg (dry) 16 402.0
Sodium (Na) mg/kg (dry) 12.0
Calcium (Ca) mg/kg (dry) 380.0
Silicon (Si) mg/kg (dry) 6 209.0
Magnesium (Mg) mg/kg (dry) 290.0
Iron (Fe) mg/kg (dry) 21.0
Phosphorus (P) mg/kg (dry) 1 283.0
Titanium (Ti) mg/kg (dry) 0.6

Minor elements

Arsenic (As) mg/kg (dry) 1.4
Cadmium (Cd) mg/kg (dry) 0.1
Chromium (Cr) mg/kg (dry) 1.1
Copper (Cu) mg/kg (dry) 3.0
Manganese (Mn) mg/kg (dry) 7.5
Lead (Pb) mg/kg (dry) 0.6
Zinc (Zn) mg/kg (dry) 22.3
Barium (Ba) mg/kg (dry) 1.2

Other elements

Strontium (Sr) mg/kg (dry) 1.7

Special components

Chlorine (Cl) wt% (daf) 859.00

Biochemical composition

Lignin acid insoluble (AIL) wt% (dry) 19.17
Lignin acid soluble (ASL) wt% (dry) 1.09
Extractives EtOH/toluene wt% (dry) 2.26
Extractives hot water wt% (dry) 15.35

C5

Arabinan wt% (dry) 0.59
Xylan wt% (dry) 13.47
Sum C5 wt% (dry) 14.06 Calculated

C6

Mannan wt% (dry) 0.00
Galactan wt% (dry) 0.24
Glucan wt% (dry) 32.16
Rhamnan wt% (dry) 0.00
Sum C6 wt% (dry) 32.40 Calculated
Total ash + biochemical wt% (dry) 21.41 Calculated