alfalfa (#624)

ID-number#624
Materialalfalfa
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ grass/plant ▸ alfalfa ▸ alfalfa
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [200] biomassa uit land- en tuinbouw ▸ [240] gewassen ▸ [249] overige gewassen
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% 10.28

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 45.09 50.26 Unknown
Hydrogen wt% 4.97 5.54 Unknown
Nitrogen wt% 3.30 3.68 Unknown
Sulphur wt% 0.16 0.18 Unknown
Oxygen wt% 35.61 39.69 Calculated
Total (with halides) wt% 100.00 100.00 Calculated

Calorific Values

Net calorific value (LHV) MJ/kg 17.06 19.01
Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 18.15 20.23
HHVMilne MJ/kg 17.15 19.11 Calculated

Chemical Analyses

Halides

Chlorine (Cl) mg/kg 5 900.0 6 576.0 Unknown

Minor elements

Cadmium (Cd) mg/kg (dry) 0.1 Unknown
Copper (Cu) mg/kg (dry) 5.9 Unknown
Lead (Pb) mg/kg (dry) 2.9 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 820
SOT (softening or spherical temperature) °C 840
HT (hemispherical temperature) °C 1 560
FT (fluid temperature) °C 1 590

Ash Properties

Ash composition

CO2 wt% (ash) 17.20
SO3 wt% (ash) 3.59
Cl wt% (ash) 4.78
P2O5 wt% (ash) 8.79
SiO2 wt% (ash) 6.20
Fe2O3 wt% (ash) 0.36
Al2O3 wt% (ash) 0.45
CaO wt% (ash) 14.00
MgO wt% (ash) 2.21
Na2O wt% (ash) 0.20
K2O wt% (ash) 44.20
Pb mg/kg (ash) 4.0
Cd mg/kg (ash) 0.0
Cu mg/kg (ash) 59.0
Hg mg/kg (ash) 0.0