wood, amaranth (#508)

ID-number#508
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% 11.44

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 42.14 47.58 Unknown
Hydrogen wt% 4.92 5.56 Unknown
Nitrogen wt% 1.01 1.14 Unknown
Sulphur wt% 0.18 0.20 Unknown
Oxygen wt% 39.82 44.96 Calculated
Total (with halides) wt% 100.00 100.00 Calculated

Calorific Values

Net calorific value (LHV) MJ/kg 15.80 17.84
Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 16.88 19.06
HHVMilne MJ/kg 15.83 17.88 Calculated

Chemical Analyses

Halides

Chlorine (Cl) mg/kg 4 900.0 5 533.0 Unknown

Minor elements

Cadmium (Cd) mg/kg (dry) 0.1 Unknown
Copper (Cu) mg/kg (dry) 4.3 Unknown
Lead (Pb) mg/kg (dry) 0.3 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 700
SOT (softening or spherical temperature) °C 730
HT (hemispherical temperature) °C 1 660
FT (fluid temperature) °C 1 700

Ash Properties

Ash composition

CO2 wt% (ash) 17.10
SO3 wt% (ash) 3.26
Cl wt% (ash) 3.59
P2O5 wt% (ash) 6.74
SiO2 wt% (ash) 7.50
Fe2O3 wt% (ash) 0.23
Al2O3 wt% (ash) 0.27
CaO wt% (ash) 20.50
MgO wt% (ash) 4.00
Na2O wt% (ash) 0.27
K2O wt% (ash) 31.70
Pb mg/kg (ash) 3.0
Cd mg/kg (ash) 0.1
Cu mg/kg (ash) 34.0
Hg mg/kg (ash) 0.0