alfalfa (#626)

ID-number#626
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% 6.92

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 46.33 49.77 Unknown
Hydrogen wt% 5.29 5.68 Unknown
Nitrogen wt% 1.73 1.86 Unknown
Sulphur wt% 0.12 0.13 Unknown
Oxygen wt% 39.31 42.23 Calculated
Total (with halides) wt% 100.00 100.00 Calculated

Calorific Values

Net calorific value (LHV) MJ/kg 17.30 18.58
Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 18.46 19.83
HHVMilne MJ/kg 17.78 19.10 Calculated

Chemical Analyses

Halides

Chlorine (Cl) mg/kg 3 000.0 3 223.0 Unknown

Minor elements

Cadmium (Cd) mg/kg (dry) 0.1 Unknown
Copper (Cu) mg/kg (dry) 5.4 Unknown
Lead (Pb) mg/kg (dry) 0.1 Unknown
Mercury (Hg) mg/kg (dry) 0.1 Unknown

Physical Properties

Ash melting behaviour

American standard method, measured in oxidizing conditions

IDT (initial deformation temperature) °C 650
SOT (softening or spherical temperature) °C 680
HT (hemispherical temperature) °C 760
FT (fluid temperature) °C 1 680

Ash Properties

Ash composition

CO2 wt% (ash) 25.60
SO3 wt% (ash) 2.80
Cl wt% (ash) 3.40
P2O5 wt% (ash) 5.13
SiO2 wt% (ash) 2.10
Fe2O3 wt% (ash) 0.17
Al2O3 wt% (ash) 0.21
CaO wt% (ash) 18.20
MgO wt% (ash) 2.50
Na2O wt% (ash) 0.19
K2O wt% (ash) 36.70
Pb mg/kg (ash) 1.0
Cd mg/kg (ash) 0.1
Cu mg/kg (ash) 55.0
Hg mg/kg (ash) 0.0