Olive pits (#3626)

ID-number#3626
MaterialOlive pits
DescriptionFrom CERTH, Greece Gasification test campaign using VTT's atmospheric pressure bubbling fluidised-bed (BFB) gasification test facility
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ husk/shell/pit ▸ olive ▸ olive pits
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% 12.10 as received (ar)
Ash content at 550°C wt% 0.97 1.10 Measured
Volatile matter wt% 72.34 82.30 83.22 Measured
Fixed carbon wt% 14.59 16.60 16.78 Calculated

Ultimate analysis (macroelements)

Carbon wt% 44.21 50.30 50.86 Measured
Hydrogen wt% 4.57 5.20 5.26 Measured
Oxygen wt% 37.71 42.90 43.38 Calculated
Nitrogen wt% 0.43 0.49 0.50 Measured
Sulphur wt% 0.01 0.01 0.01 Measured
Total (with halides) wt% 100.01 100.02 100.02 Calculated

Halides

Chlorine (Cl) mg/kg 140.6 160.0 161.8 Measured

Heating value

Net calorific value (LHV) MJ/kg (dry) Measured
HHVMilne MJ/kg 16.53 18.80 19.01 Calculated

Trace elements composition

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