coconut shell (#956)

ID-number#956
Materialcoconut shell
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ husk/shell/pit ▸ coconut ▸ coconut shell
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [200] biomassa uit land- en tuinbouw ▸ [230] restproducten (doppen) ▸ [239] overige doppen
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
RemarksCoconuts shells from Madal, Mozambique
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% 5.60
Ash content wt% 0.47 0.50
Volatile matter wt% 71.84 76.10 76.48
Fixed carbon wt% 22.09 23.40 23.52 Calculated

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 49.41 52.34 52.60 Measured
Hydrogen wt% 6.20 6.57 6.60 Measured
Nitrogen wt% 0.28 0.30 0.30 Measured
Sulphur wt% 0.75 0.80 0.80 Measured
Oxygen wt% 37.29 39.50 39.70 Measured
Total (with halides) wt% 100.00 100.00 100.00 Calculated

Calorific Values

HHVMilne MJ/kg 20.58 21.80 21.91 Calculated

Chemical Analyses

Biochemical composition

Cellulose wt% (dry) 20.00 Unknown
Hemicellulose wt% (dry) 48.80 Unknown
Lignin wt% (dry) 30.00 Unknown
Total ash + biochemical wt% (dry) 99.30 Calculated