corn cob (#979)

ID-number#979
Materialcorn cob
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ straw (stalk/cob/ear) ▸ maize/corn ▸ corn cob
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [200] biomassa uit land- en tuinbouw ▸ [240] gewassen ▸ [241] mais
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
RemarksBiochemical composition on extractive free basis! Concentration of extractives: 1.4% (obtained with extraction with acetone/water)
LiteratureA. Demirbas: Calculation of higher heating values of biomass fuels. Fuel 76 (5) pp. 431-434 (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% 1.00

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 48.80 49.29 Measured
Hydrogen wt% 5.38 5.43 Measured
Nitrogen wt% 0.40 0.40 Measured
Oxygen wt% 44.42 44.87 Calculated
Total (with halides) wt% 100.00 100.00 Calculated

Calorific Values

Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 17.00 17.17
HHVMilne MJ/kg 18.36 18.55 Calculated

Chemical Analyses

Biochemical composition

Cellulose wt% (dry) 52.00 Measured
Hemicellulose wt% (dry) 32.00 Measured
Lignin wt% (dry) 15.00 Measured
Total ash + biochemical wt% (dry) 100.00 Calculated