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Water

Sr.No.  

Tests

Results

Protocol

1.

Moisture Content, % by Mass

39-48

IS 9235-1979

 

 

 

 

2.

Physical Composition (Dry basis)

 

Mechanical Segregation

 

i.      Papers, % by mass

ii.     Plastics, % by mass

iii.    Rubber & leather, % by mass

iv.    Metals, % by mass

v.     Glass & China wares, % by mass

vi.    Clothes, % by mass

vii.   Wood, % by mass

viii.   Stones & Bricks, % by mass

ix.    Organic Residue, % by mass

       (Grass, vegetables, leaf, etc.)

x.     Soiled matter & other,  % by mass

a.   Volatile matter, (loss at 600 C), % by mass

b.   Non-Volatile matter, % by mass

xi.   Total Compostable matter, % by mass

       (Organic residue Volatile paper      clothes rubber & leather wood)

0.6-5.8

4.3-13.9

Negligible-5.9

0.1-0.2

0.2-1.0

3.7-6.9

Negligible - 0.6

3.3-10.5

18.2-24.0

 

                                50.5-59.7

                              7.6-11.2

40.3-48.5

36.0-43.5

 

3.

Chemical Analysis: -

i.    Volatile matter, (loss at 600 C), % by   mass

ii.   Non-Volatile matter, % by mass

iii.  Ash content, % by mass

iv.  Organic matter, % by mass

v.   Organic Carbon (as C), % by mass

vi   Nitrogen (as N) % by mass

vii. Gross calorific Value, GCV, cal/gm

 

22.2-24.6

                        75.4-77.8

72.8-75.9

12.6-15.9

7.3-9.2

0.6-0.8

1088-1258

 

IS  10158-1982

IS  10158 - 1982

IS  1350 Pt-I-1970

IS:  2720 Pt- 22

IS:  2720 Pt- 22

IS: 10158-1982

IS 1350 Pt-II-1970

 

D.O.R.: 16.03.2005

D.O.C.: 30.03.2005


Source: Tiwana et. al., 2007