Sunflower husk pellets (#3625)

ID-number#3625
MaterialSunflower husk pellets
DescriptionPellets sunflower husk pellets from Lithuania. Gasification test campaign using VTT's atmospheric pressure bubbling fluidised-bed (BFB) gasification test facility
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ husk/shell/pit ▸ sunflower ▸ sunflower husk
Submitter organisationTNO (Netherlands)
Submission date2021-10-19
LiteratureAuthor/institution: VTT (Finland) Year: 2021 Journal/project: BRISK II Biofuels Research Infrastructure for Sharing Knowledge 2

Values

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

Main biomass properties

Proximate analysis

Moisture content wt% 8.60 as received (ar)
Ash content at 550°C wt% 2.56 2.80 Measured
Volatile matter wt% 73.39 80.30 82.61 Measured
Fixed carbon wt% 15.45 16.90 17.39 Calculated

Ultimate analysis (macroelements)

Carbon wt% 46.52 50.90 52.37 Measured
Hydrogen wt% 5.12 5.60 5.76 Measured
Oxygen wt% 36.56 40.00 41.15 Calculated
Nitrogen wt% 0.58 0.63 0.65 Measured
Sulphur wt% 0.08 0.09 0.09 Measured
Total (with halides) wt% 100.04 100.05 100.05 Calculated

Halides

Chlorine (Cl) mg/kg 246.8 270.0 277.8 Measured

Heating value

Net calorific value (LHV) MJ/kg 17.43 19.30 19.86 Measured
Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 18.28 20.00 20.58
HHVMilne MJ/kg 18.14 19.85 20.42 Calculated

Trace elements composition

Magnesium (Mg) mg/kg (dry) 1 173.0