corn stover (#981)

ID-number#981
Materialcorn stover
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ straw (stalk/cob/ear) ▸ maize/corn ▸ corn stover
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: 3.4% (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% 3.70

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 49.50 51.40 Measured
Hydrogen wt% 5.40 5.61 Measured
Nitrogen wt% 0.60 0.62 Measured
Oxygen wt% 41.80 43.41 Calculated
Total (with halides) wt% 101.00 101.04 Calculated

Calorific Values

Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 17.80 18.48
HHVMilne MJ/kg 18.88 19.60 Calculated

Chemical Analyses

Biochemical composition

Cellulose wt% (dry) 51.20 Measured
Hemicellulose wt% (dry) 30.70 Measured
Lignin wt% (dry) 14.40 Measured
Total ash + biochemical wt% (dry) 100.00 Calculated