Rice husk (#3521)

ID-number#3521
MaterialRice husk
DescriptionResidue from Agrino Greece
Classification CEN/TS 14961 classification ▸ Solid biofuels ▸ Herbaceous biomass ▸ Agriculture and Horticulture herb ▸ Cereal crops ▸ Husks or shells
ECN Phyllis classification ▸ husk/shell/pit ▸ rice ▸ rice husk
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [500] biomassa uit de industrie ▸ [520] schillen/vliezen/pitten ▸ [523] rijstvliezen
Sample date2014-07-01
Sample locationNorth Greece
SubmitterLydia Fryda
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date2015-09-03

Values

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

Fuel Properties

Proximate Analysis

Moisture content wt% (ar) ECN EN 14774-1/2
Ash content wt% 18.00 EN 14775
Volatile matter wt% 67.00 81.71 EN 15148
Ash content at 550°C wt% 18.00 EN 15148
Ash content at 815°C wt% 18.00 EN 15148
Fixed carbon wt% 15.00 18.29 Calculated

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 36.00 43.90 ECN EN 15104
Hydrogen wt% 5.20 6.34 EN 15104
Nitrogen wt% 0.30 0.37 EN 15104
Sulphur wt% 0.04 0.05 BS EN 15289
Oxygen wt% 38.00 46.34 by difference
Total (with halides) wt% 97.61 97.08 Calculated

Calorific Values

Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 14.50 17.68 EN 14918
HHVMilne MJ/kg 14.33 17.48 Calculated

Chemical Analyses

Halides

Chlorine (Cl) mg/kg 684.0 834.1 BS EN 15289
Bromine (Br) mg/kg (dry) - BS EN 15289
Fluorine (F) mg/kg (dry) - BS EN 15289

Major elements

Aluminium (Al) mg/kg (dry) 115.0 NEN 6966
Potassium (K) mg/kg (dry) 2 794.0 NEN 6966
Sodium (Na) mg/kg (dry) 72.0 NEN 6966
Calcium (Ca) mg/kg (dry) 1 256.0 NEN 6966
Silicon (Si) mg/kg (dry) 81 180.0 NEN 6966
Magnesium (Mg) mg/kg (dry) 383.0 NEN 6966
Iron (Fe) mg/kg (dry) 186.0 NEN 6966
Phosphorus (P) mg/kg (dry) 376.0 NEN 6966
Titanium (Ti) mg/kg (dry) 5.0 NEN 6966

Minor elements

Cobalt (Co) mg/kg (dry) 25.0 NEN 6966
Chromium (Cr) mg/kg (dry) 2.0 NEN 6966
Copper (Cu) mg/kg (dry) 5.0 NEN 6966
Manganese (Mn) mg/kg (dry) 220.0 NEN 6966
Nickel (Ni) mg/kg (dry) 2.0 NEN 6966
Lead (Pb) mg/kg (dry) 1.0 NEN 6966
Vanadium (V) mg/kg (dry) - NEN 6966
Zinc (Zn) mg/kg (dry) 14.0 NEN 6966
Barium (Ba) mg/kg (dry) 4.0 NEN 6966
Selenium (Se) mg/kg (dry) 2.0 NEN 6966

Other elements

Strontium (Sr) mg/kg (dry) 3.0 NEN 6966
Boron (B) mg/kg (dry) 8.0 NEN 6966