tobacco stalk (#985)

ID-number#985
Materialtobacco stalk
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: 11.1% (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% 2.40

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 49.30 50.51 Measured
Hydrogen wt% 5.50 5.64 Measured
Nitrogen wt% 0.50 0.51 Measured
Oxygen wt% 42.30 43.34 Calculated
Total (with halides) wt% 100.00 100.00 Calculated

Calorific Values

Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 17.70 18.14
HHVMilne MJ/kg 18.91 19.38 Calculated

Chemical Analyses

Biochemical composition

Cellulose wt% (dry) 42.40 Measured
Hemicellulose wt% (dry) 28.20 Measured
Lignin wt% (dry) 27.00 Measured
Total ash + biochemical wt% (dry) 100.00 Calculated