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Table 2 Chemical analysis of the ashes obtained by X-ray fluorescence from BA, BI, BRP, BS and BAL samples (wt%)

From: An analysis of Brazilian sugarcane bagasse ash behavior under thermal gasification

Oxide BA BI BRP BS BAL
SiO2 73.4 56.1 80.5 65.3 11.1
Al2O3 7.7 18.0 5.6 10.6 0.3
P2O5 5.1 2.0 4.7 5.5 6.9
K2O 3.1 4.9 3.1 3.0 27.0
MgO 1.7 1.8 1.8 1.7 19.0
Fe2O3 5.1 7.8 1.5 8.5 0.3
CaO 1.6 5.0 1.4 1.9 8.9
SO3 0.5 2.0 0.5 0.7 21.0
TiO2 1.3 1.8 0.4 2.5 0.1
Cl <0.1 <0.1 <0.1 <0.1 5.0
  1. Na2O < 0.1, ZnO < 0.02, CuO < 0.02, MnO < 0.2.