bagasse, sweet sorghum (#415)

ID-number#415
Materialbagasse, sweet sorghum
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ organic residue/product ▸ bagasse
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [500] biomassa uit de industrie ▸ [530] pulp-VGI ▸ [539] overige pulp
Ash type ashed at 815 degC
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
RemarksAustria
LiteratureN. Magasiner and J. W. de Kock: Design criteria for fibrous fuel fired boilers. Energy World (8-9) pp. 4-12 (1987).

Values

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

Fuel Properties

Proximate Analysis

Moisture content wt% 54.00
Ash content wt% 2.70 5.87
Volatile matter wt% 34.80 75.65 80.37
Fixed carbon wt% 8.50 18.48 19.63 Calculated

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 22.08 48.01 51.00 Measured
Hydrogen wt% 2.42 5.27 5.60 Measured
Nitrogen wt% 0.78 1.69 1.80 Measured
Sulphur wt% 0.04 0.09 0.10 Measured
Oxygen wt% 17.97 39.06 41.50 Calculated
Total (with halides) wt% 100.00 100.00 100.00 Calculated

Calorific Values

Net calorific value (LHV) MJ/kg 6.34 16.66 17.70
Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 8.19 17.81 18.92
HHVMilne MJ/kg 8.45 18.37 19.52 Calculated

Physical Properties

Ash melting behaviour

American standard method, measured in oxidizing conditions

IDT (initial deformation temperature) °C 1 236
HT (hemispherical temperature) °C 1 244
FT (fluid temperature) °C 1 252

Ash Properties

Ash composition

SiO2 wt% (ash) 56.60
Fe2O3 wt% (ash) 2.20
Al2O3 wt% (ash) 3.60
CaO wt% (ash) 8.90
Na2O wt% (ash) 1.40
K2O wt% (ash) 5.00