pistachio shells (#706)

ID-number#706
Materialpistachio shells
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ husk/shell/pit ▸ others ▸ pistachio shells
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [200] biomassa uit land- en tuinbouw ▸ [230] restproducten (doppen) ▸ [239] overige doppen
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Literaturehttp://rredc.nrel.gov:80/biomass/doe/nrel/comp/alki/appendix.html (1998). Link obsolete. Instead, try http://www.nrel.gov/rredc/biomass_resource.html

Values

Property Unit Value Std dev Det lim Lab Date Method Remarks
ar dry daf

Fuel Properties

Proximate Analysis

Moisture content wt% 7.53
Ash content wt% 1.30 1.41
Volatile matter wt% 75.49 81.64 82.80
Fixed carbon wt% 15.68 16.96 17.20 Calculated

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 46.41 50.19 50.90 Measured
Hydrogen wt% 5.83 6.30 6.39 Measured
Nitrogen wt% 0.63 0.68 0.69 Measured
Sulphur wt% 0.20 0.22 0.22 Measured
Oxygen wt% 38.06 41.16 41.75 Calculated
Total (with halides) wt% 100.00 100.00 100.00 Calculated

Calorific Values

Net calorific value (LHV) MJ/kg 16.76 18.32 18.58
Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 18.22 19.70 19.98
HHVMilne MJ/kg 18.88 20.42 20.71 Calculated

Chemical Analyses

Halides

Chlorine (Cl) mg/kg 400.0 432.6 438.7 Measured

Ash Properties

Ash composition

P2O5 wt% (ash) 12.34
SiO2 wt% (ash) 8.23
Fe2O3 wt% (ash) 35.20
Al2O3 wt% (ash) 1.45
CaO wt% (ash) 9.69
MgO wt% (ash) 3.83
Na2O wt% (ash) 3.68
K2O wt% (ash) 13.98