wood, oriental beech (#983)

ID-number#983
Materialwood, oriental beech
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ untreated wood ▸ beech
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [100] hout ▸ [110] vers hout ▸ [120] loofhout ▸ [125] hard loofhout
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
RemarksBiochemical composition on extractive free basis! Concentration of extractives: 2.7% (obtained with extraction with alcohol/benzene)
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% 0.40

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 49.50 49.70 Measured
Hydrogen wt% 6.20 6.22 Measured
Nitrogen wt% 0.40 0.40 Measured
Oxygen wt% 41.20 41.37 Measured
Total (with halides) wt% 97.70 97.69 Calculated

Calorific Values

Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 19.20 19.28
HHVMilne MJ/kg 20.08 20.16 Calculated

Chemical Analyses

Biochemical composition

Cellulose wt% (dry) 45.80 Measured
Hemicellulose wt% (dry) 31.80 Measured
Lignin wt% (dry) 21.90 Measured
Total ash + biochemical wt% (dry) 99.90 Calculated