apricot stones (#955)

ID-number#955
Materialapricot stones
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ husk/shell/pit ▸ others
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [500] biomassa uit de industrie ▸ [520] schillen/vliezen/pitten ▸ [529] overige schillen/vliezen/pitten
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
RemarksApricot stones as waste product of canning industry, Bulgaria
LiteratureM. Razvigorova, M. Goranova, V. Minkova and J. Cerny: On the composition of volatiles evolved during the production of carbon adsorbents from vegetable wastes. Fuel 73 (11) pp. 1718-1722 (1993).

Values

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

Fuel Properties

Proximate Analysis

Moisture content wt% 6.40
Ash content wt% 0.19 0.20
Volatile matter wt% 75.25 80.40 80.56
Fixed carbon wt% 18.16 19.40 19.44 Calculated

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 48.11 51.40 51.50 Measured
Hydrogen wt% 5.89 6.29 6.30 Measured
Nitrogen wt% 0.19 0.20 0.20 Measured
Sulphur wt% 0.09 0.10 0.10 Measured
Oxygen wt% 39.14 41.82 41.90 Measured
Total (with halides) wt% 100.00 100.00 100.00 Calculated

Calorific Values

HHVMilne MJ/kg 19.47 20.80 20.84 Calculated

Chemical Analyses

Biochemical composition

Cellulose wt% (dry) 30.00 Unknown
Hemicellulose wt% (dry) 28.00 Unknown
Lignin wt% (dry) 37.00 Unknown
Total ash + biochemical wt% (dry) 95.20 Calculated