wood, amaranth (#504)

ID-number#504
Materialwood, amaranth
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ untreated wood ▸ tropical hard wood ▸ wood, amaranth
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [100] hout ▸ [110] vers hout ▸ [120] loofhout ▸ [125] hard loofhout
Ash typelaboratory
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Literaturehttp://edv1.vt.tuwien.ac.at/AG_HOFBA/BIOBIB/Biobib.htm (1997).

Values

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

Fuel Properties

Proximate Analysis

Moisture content wt% (ar)
Ash content wt% 11.51

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 42.21 47.70 Unknown
Hydrogen wt% 5.01 5.66 Unknown
Nitrogen wt% 2.30 2.60 Unknown
Sulphur wt% 0.18 0.20 Unknown
Oxygen wt% 38.31 43.29 Calculated
Total (with halides) wt% 100.00 100.00 Calculated

Calorific Values

Net calorific value (LHV) MJ/kg 15.27 17.25
Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 16.37 18.50
HHVMilne MJ/kg 16.00 18.08 Calculated

Chemical Analyses

Halides

Chlorine (Cl) mg/kg 4 800.0 5 424.3 Unknown

Minor elements

Cadmium (Cd) mg/kg (dry) 0.2 Unknown
Copper (Cu) mg/kg (dry) 4.7 Unknown
Lead (Pb) mg/kg (dry) 1.8 Unknown
Mercury (Hg) mg/kg (dry) 0.0 Unknown

Physical Properties

Ash melting behaviour

American standard method, measured in oxidizing conditions

IDT (initial deformation temperature) °C 900
SOT (softening or spherical temperature) °C 1 680
HT (hemispherical temperature) °C 1 750
FT (fluid temperature) °C 1 800

Ash Properties

Ash composition

CO2 wt% (ash) 9.31
SO3 wt% (ash) 6.50
Cl wt% (ash) 2.30
P2O5 wt% (ash) 5.40
SiO2 wt% (ash) 1.60
Fe2O3 wt% (ash) 0.42
Al2O3 wt% (ash) 0.81
CaO wt% (ash) 26.90
MgO wt% (ash) 5.20
Na2O wt% (ash) 0.57
K2O wt% (ash) 33.60
Pb mg/kg (ash) 12.0
Cd mg/kg (ash) 0.8
Cu mg/kg (ash) 61.0
Hg mg/kg (ash) 0.0