wood, amaranth (#507)

ID-number#507
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% 13.70

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 39.93 46.27 Unknown
Hydrogen wt% 4.75 5.50 Unknown
Nitrogen wt% 1.66 1.92 Unknown
Sulphur wt% 0.38 0.44 Unknown
Oxygen wt% 38.81 44.97 Calculated
Total (with halides) wt% 100.00 100.00 Calculated

Calorific Values

Net calorific value (LHV) MJ/kg 15.17 17.58
Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 16.22 18.79
HHVMilne MJ/kg 14.88 17.25 Calculated

Chemical Analyses

Halides

Chlorine (Cl) mg/kg 7 700.0 8 922.4 Unknown

Minor elements

Cadmium (Cd) mg/kg (dry) 0.1 Unknown
Copper (Cu) mg/kg (dry) 4.2 Unknown
Lead (Pb) mg/kg (dry) 2.4 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 1 140
SOT (softening or spherical temperature) °C 1 600
HT (hemispherical temperature) °C 1 670
FT (fluid temperature) °C 1 690

Ash Properties

Ash composition

CO2 wt% (ash) 17.50
SO3 wt% (ash) 4.35
Cl wt% (ash) 4.76
P2O5 wt% (ash) 6.48
SiO2 wt% (ash) 7.10
Fe2O3 wt% (ash) 0.35
Al2O3 wt% (ash) 0.39
CaO wt% (ash) 20.60
MgO wt% (ash) 4.12
Na2O wt% (ash) 0.23
K2O wt% (ash) 27.50
Pb mg/kg (ash) 14.0
Cd mg/kg (ash) 0.1
Cu mg/kg (ash) 36.0
Hg mg/kg (ash) 0.0