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Waste Fuel - Heat Values

Fuel from waste products and their heat values.

Waste Fuel - Heat Values
ProductHeat Value
(Btu/lb)
Fabric - nylon 13200
Fabric - rubber coated 11000
Fabric - vinyl coated 8900
Foam - scrap 12300
Garbage 8480
Glass tape - resin covered 7900
Paper 7570
Polyethylene - film 19100
Rags 7650
Vinyl - scrap 11400
Wood 8610
  • 1 Btu/lb = 2.326 kJ/kg = 0.55 kcal/kg

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