wood, amaranth (#506)

ID-number#506
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% 11.32

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 40.43 45.59 Unknown
Hydrogen wt% 4.71 5.31 Unknown
Nitrogen wt% 2.48 2.80 Unknown
Sulphur wt% 0.30 0.34 Unknown
Oxygen wt% 40.35 45.50 Calculated
Total (with halides) wt% 100.00 100.00 Calculated

Calorific Values

Net calorific value (LHV) MJ/kg 15.28 17.22
Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 16.31 18.39
HHVMilne MJ/kg 14.74 16.62 Calculated

Chemical Analyses

Halides

Chlorine (Cl) mg/kg 4 100.0 4 623.4 Unknown

Minor elements

Cadmium (Cd) mg/kg (dry) 0.0 Unknown
Copper (Cu) mg/kg (dry) 4.5 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 1 160
SOT (softening or spherical temperature) °C 1 350
HT (hemispherical temperature) °C 1 690
FT (fluid temperature) °C 1 750

Ash Properties

Ash composition

CO2 wt% (ash) 17.70
SO3 wt% (ash) 4.53
Cl wt% (ash) 3.34
P2O5 wt% (ash) 7.35
SiO2 wt% (ash) 2.10
Fe2O3 wt% (ash) 0.28
Al2O3 wt% (ash) 0.34
CaO wt% (ash) 18.60
MgO wt% (ash) 3.95
Na2O wt% (ash) 0.16
K2O wt% (ash) 35.30
Pb mg/kg (ash) 4.0
Cd mg/kg (ash) 0.0
Cu mg/kg (ash) 33.0
Hg mg/kg (ash) 0.0