bagasse (#416)

ID-number#416
Materialbagasse
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ organic residue/product ▸ bagasse ▸ bagasse
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [500] biomassa uit de industrie ▸ [530] pulp-VGI ▸ [532] suikerbereiding
Ash type ashed at 815 degC
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
RemarksSouth Africa
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% 55.00
Ash content wt% 1.70 3.78
Volatile matter wt% 37.90 84.22 87.53
Fixed carbon wt% 5.40 12.00 12.47 Calculated

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 20.65 45.90 47.70 Measured
Hydrogen wt% 2.55 5.68 5.90 Measured
Nitrogen wt% 0.78 1.73 1.80 Measured
Oxygen wt% 19.31 42.91 44.60 Calculated
Total (with halides) wt% 100.00 100.00 100.00 Calculated

Calorific Values

Net calorific value (LHV) MJ/kg 6.30 16.99 17.66
Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 8.21 18.23 18.95
HHVMilne MJ/kg 7.98 17.74 18.44 Calculated

Physical Properties

Ash melting behaviour

American standard method, measured in oxidizing conditions

HT (hemispherical temperature) °C 1 350

Ash Properties

Ash composition

SiO2 wt% (ash) 62.60
Fe2O3 wt% (ash) 2.40
Al2O3 wt% (ash) 3.30
CaO wt% (ash) 4.50
Na2O wt% (ash) 2.80
K2O wt% (ash) 2.90