Biochar Beech wood (#3518)

ID-number#3518
MaterialBiochar Beech wood
DescriptionGasification biochar from large scale gasifier
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
SubmitterLydia Fryda
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date2015-07-09
RemarksBeech wood in pellets from Rettenmeyer commonly used in the large scale demo gasifier at ECN (original material see ID 2905)

Values

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

Main biomass properties

Proximate analysis

Moisture content wt% 2.70 EUROFINS 2015-06-02 DIN 51718
Ash content at 550°C wt% 24.81 25.50 EUROFINS 2015-06-02 DIN 51719
Ash content at 815°C wt% 23.16 23.80 EUROFINS 2015-06-02 DIN 51719
Volatile matter wt% 5.84 6.00 8.05 EUROFINS 2015-06-02 DIN 51720
Fixed carbon wt% 66.65 68.50 91.95 Calculated

Ultimate analysis (macroelements)

Carbon wt% 70.35 72.30 97.05 EUROFINS 2015-06-02 DIN 51732 threshold >50
Hydrogen wt% 1.14 1.17 1.57 DIN 51732
Oxygen wt% 0.61 0.63 0.85 DIN 51733
Nitrogen wt% 0.36 0.37 0.50 DIN 51732
Sulphur wt% 0.03 0.03 0.04 DIN 51724-3
Total (with halides) wt% 100.00 100.00 100.00 Calculated

Heating value

Net calorific value (LHV) MJ/kg 26.11 26.90 36.11 EUROFINS 2015-06-02 DIN 51900
Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 26.47 27.20 36.51 EUROFINS 2015-06-02 DIN 51900
HHVMilne MJ/kg 25.10 25.79 34.62 Calculated

Trace elements composition

Boron (B) mg/kg (dry) 30.0 EUROFINS 2015-06-02 DIN EN ISO 17294-2
Calcium (Ca) mg/kg (dry) 16 000.0 EUROFINS 2015-06-02 DIN EN ISO 11885
Cadmium (Cd) mg/kg (dry) 0.2 EUROFINS 2015-06-02 DIN EN ISO 17294-2
Chromium (Cr) mg/kg (dry) 3.0 EUROFINS 2015-06-02 DIN EN ISO 17294-2
Copper (Cu) mg/kg (dry) 10.0 EUROFINS 2015-06-02 DIN EN ISO 17294-2
Iron (Fe) mg/kg (dry) 220.0 EUROFINS 2015-06-02 DIN EN ISO 11885
Mercury (Hg) mg/kg (dry) 0.1 EUROFINS 2015-06-02 DIN EN 1483/ DIN 22022-4
Potassium (K) mg/kg (dry) 13 000.0 EUROFINS 2015-06-02 DIN EN ISO 11885
Magnesium (Mg) mg/kg (dry) 3 500.0 EUROFINS 2015-06-02 DIN EN ISO 11885
Manganese (Mn) mg/kg (dry) 580.0 EUROFINS 2015-06-02 DIN EN ISO 17294-2
Sodium (Na) mg/kg (dry) 210.0 EUROFINS 2015-06-02 DIN EN ISO 11885
Nickel (Ni) mg/kg (dry) 6.0 EUROFINS 2015-06-02 DIN EN ISO 17294-2
Phosphorus (P) mg/kg (dry) 700.0 EUROFINS 2015-06-02 DIN EN ISO 11885
Lead (Pb) mg/kg (dry) 10.0 EUROFINS 2015-06-02 DIN EN ISO 17294-2
Silicon (Si) mg/kg (dry) 85 000.0 EUROFINS 2015-06-02 DIN EN ISO 11885
Zinc (Zn) mg/kg (dry) 5.0 EUROFINS 2015-06-02 DIN EN ISO 17294-2

Special components

pH pH 11.9 EUROFINS 2015-06-02 DIN ISO 10390
Total sum of PAH mg/kg (dry) 0.5 EUROFINS 2015-06-02 16 EPA
Conductivity mS/m 25 °C 203 EUROFINS 2015-06-02 BGK Chapt. III C2

Physical Properties

Commonly used properties

Particle density kg/m³ 2 100 EUROFINS 2015-05-22 DIN 66137
Bulk density (ar) kg/m³ (ar) 143 EUROFINS 2015-06-02 DIN 51705
Water holding capacity wt% 86.30 EUROFINS 2015-06-02 DIN EN ISO 14238, A
Specific surface area (BET) m²/g 141.00 EUROFINS 2015-06-10 DIN 66132/ ISO 9277