wood, amaranth (#505)

ID-number#505
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% 14.94

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 40.98 48.18 Unknown
Hydrogen wt% 4.38 5.15 Unknown
Nitrogen wt% 1.60 1.88 Unknown
Sulphur wt% 0.27 0.32 Unknown
Oxygen wt% 37.18 43.71 Calculated
Total (with halides) wt% 100.00 100.00 Calculated

Calorific Values

Net calorific value (LHV) MJ/kg 15.51 18.23
Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 16.47 19.36
HHVMilne MJ/kg 14.94 17.56 Calculated

Chemical Analyses

Halides

Chlorine (Cl) mg/kg 6 500.0 7 641.7 Unknown

Minor elements

Cadmium (Cd) mg/kg (dry) 0.1 Unknown
Copper (Cu) mg/kg (dry) 3.8 Unknown
Lead (Pb) mg/kg (dry) 0.9 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 1 000
SOT (softening or spherical temperature) °C 1 070
HT (hemispherical temperature) °C 1 670
FT (fluid temperature) °C 1 750

Ash Properties

Ash composition

CO2 wt% (ash) 19.40
SO3 wt% (ash) 3.30
Cl wt% (ash) 3.79
P2O5 wt% (ash) 7.91
SiO2 wt% (ash) 3.70
Fe2O3 wt% (ash) 0.22
Al2O3 wt% (ash) 0.25
CaO wt% (ash) 15.80
MgO wt% (ash) 3.66
Na2O wt% (ash) 0.12
K2O wt% (ash) 34.50
Pb mg/kg (ash) 6.0
Cd mg/kg (ash) 0.0
Cu mg/kg (ash) 29.0
Hg mg/kg (ash) 0.0