tea waste (#980)

ID-number#980
Materialtea waste
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ organic residue/product ▸ food industry waste
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [500] biomassa uit de industrie ▸ [530] pulp-VGI ▸ [539] overige pulp
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
RemarksBiochemical composition on extractive free basis! Concentration of extractives: 11.7% (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% 3.40

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 48.60 50.31 Measured
Hydrogen wt% 5.50 5.69 Measured
Nitrogen wt% 0.50 0.52 Measured
Oxygen wt% 39.50 40.89 Measured
Total (with halides) wt% 97.50 97.41 Calculated

Calorific Values

Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 17.10 17.70
HHVMilne MJ/kg 18.99 19.66 Calculated

Chemical Analyses

Biochemical composition

Cellulose wt% (dry) 30.20 Measured
Hemicellulose wt% (dry) 19.90 Measured
Lignin wt% (dry) 40.00 Measured
Total ash + biochemical wt% (dry) 93.50 Calculated