Arundo donax (giant reed) (#988)

ID-number#988
MaterialArundo donax (giant reed)
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ grass/plant ▸ reed ▸ Arundo donax (giant reed)
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [200] biomassa uit land- en tuinbouw ▸ [210] gras ▸ [219] overig gras
Ash typeASTM D1102 600 oC
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
RemarksOregon, whole stem 8ft high
LiteratureT. R. Miles, T. R. Miles,Jr, L. Baxter, R. W. Bryers, B. M. Jenkins and L. L. Oden: Alkali deposits found in biomass power plants. A preliminary investigation of their extend and nature, NREL/TP-433-8142, 82 p. (1995).

Values

Property Unit Value Std dev Det lim Lab Date Method Remarks
ar dry daf

Fuel Properties

Proximate Analysis

Moisture content wt% 42.01
Ash content wt% 1.99 3.43
Volatile matter wt% 46.50 80.19 83.04
Fixed carbon wt% 9.50 16.38 16.96 Calculated

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 27.29 47.06 48.73 Measured
Hydrogen wt% 3.39 5.84 6.05 Measured
Nitrogen wt% 0.35 0.60 0.62 Measured
Sulphur wt% 0.07 0.12 0.12 Measured
Oxygen wt% 24.79 42.75 44.27 Calculated
Total (with halides) wt% 100.00 100.00 100.00 Calculated

Calorific Values

Net calorific value (LHV) MJ/kg 9.17 17.58 18.20
Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 10.93 18.85 19.52
HHVMilne MJ/kg 10.74 18.52 19.18 Calculated

Chemical Analyses

Halides

Chlorine (Cl) mg/kg 1 159.8 2 000.0 2 071.0 Measured

Ash Properties

Ash composition

SO3 wt% (ash) 4.82
P2O5 wt% (ash) 6.16
SiO2 wt% (ash) 44.21
Fe2O3 wt% (ash) 0.86
Al2O3 wt% (ash) 0.80
CaO wt% (ash) 2.78
MgO wt% (ash) 3.07
Na2O wt% (ash) 0.49
K2O wt% (ash) 30.00
TiO2 wt% (ash) 0.10