tobacco leaf (#984)

ID-number#984
Materialtobacco leaf
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ grass/plant ▸ other plants
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [200] biomassa uit land- en tuinbouw ▸ [240] gewassen ▸ [249] overige gewassen
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
RemarksBiochemical composition on extractive free basis! Concentration of extractives: 13.1% (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% 17.20

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 43.00 51.93 Measured
Hydrogen wt% 4.50 5.43 Measured
Nitrogen wt% 0.50 0.60 Measured
Oxygen wt% 35.80 43.24 Measured
Total (with halides) wt% 101.00 101.21 Calculated

Calorific Values

Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 15.00 18.12
HHVMilne MJ/kg 16.04 19.37 Calculated

Chemical Analyses

Biochemical composition

Cellulose wt% (dry) 36.30 Measured
Hemicellulose wt% (dry) 34.40 Measured
Lignin wt% (dry) 12.10 Measured
Total ash + biochemical wt% (dry) 100.00 Calculated