alfalfa (#625)

ID-number#625
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% 10.71

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 45.49 50.95 Unknown
Hydrogen wt% 5.15 5.77 Unknown
Nitrogen wt% 3.29 3.68 Unknown
Sulphur wt% 0.30 0.34 Unknown
Oxygen wt% 34.52 38.66 Calculated
Total (with halides) wt% 100.00 100.00 Calculated

Calorific Values

Net calorific value (LHV) MJ/kg 17.72 19.84
Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 18.85 21.11
HHVMilne MJ/kg 17.66 19.78 Calculated

Chemical Analyses

Halides

Chlorine (Cl) mg/kg 5 400.0 6 047.7 Unknown

Minor elements

Cadmium (Cd) mg/kg (dry) 0.1 Unknown
Copper (Cu) mg/kg (dry) 8.2 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 1 130
SOT (softening or spherical temperature) °C 1 500
HT (hemispherical temperature) °C 1 650
FT (fluid temperature) °C 1 670

Ash Properties

Ash composition

CO2 wt% (ash) 14.40
SO3 wt% (ash) 6.30
Cl wt% (ash) 4.71
P2O5 wt% (ash) 5.27
SiO2 wt% (ash) 13.10
Fe2O3 wt% (ash) 0.41
Al2O3 wt% (ash) 1.11
CaO wt% (ash) 22.00
MgO wt% (ash) 2.23
Na2O wt% (ash) 0.35
K2O wt% (ash) 38.00
Pb mg/kg (ash) 9.0
Cd mg/kg (ash) 0.1
Cu mg/kg (ash) 98.0
Hg mg/kg (ash) 0.0