Wood pellets (#3061)

ID-number#3061
MaterialWood pellets
Alternative nameWood pellets ECN box 12462
Classification CEN/TS 14961 classification ▸ Solid biofuels ▸ Woody biomass ▸ Wood processing industry
ECN Phyllis classification ▸ untreated wood
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [100] hout ▸ [110] vers hout ▸ [119] overig vers hout
SubmitterECN
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)

Values

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

Fuel Properties

Proximate Analysis

Moisture content wt% 6.78 ECN CEN/TS 14774-1,2,3 CEN/TS 14774-3:2004 Solid biofuels - Methods for the determination of moisture content - Oven dry method - Part 3: Moisture in general analysis sample
Volatile matter wt% 77.47 83.10 ECN CEN/TS 15148:2005
Fixed carbon wt% 15.75 16.90 Calculated

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 46.21 49.57 ECN CEN/TS 15104 CEN/TS 15104:2005 Solid biofuels - Determination of total content of carbon, hydrogen and nitrogen - Instrumental methods
Hydrogen wt% 5.93 6.36 ECN CEN/TS 15104 CEN/TS 15104:2005 Solid biofuels - Determination of total content of carbon, hydrogen and nitrogen - Instrumental methods
Nitrogen wt% 0.06 0.06 ECN CEN/TS 15104 CEN/TS 15104:2005 Solid biofuels - Determination of total content of carbon, hydrogen and nitrogen - Instrumental methods
Sulphur wt% 0.01 0.01 ECN CEN/TS15289 CEN/TS15289:2005 Solid Biofuels - Determination of total content of sulphur and chlorine
Oxygen wt% 41.18 44.17 ECN CEN/TS 15104:2005 Solid biofuels - Determination of total content of carbon, hydrogen and nitrogen - Instrumental methods
Total (with halides) wt% 100.16 100.17 Calculated

Chemical Analyses

Major elements

Aluminium (Al) mg/kg (dry) 81.7 ECN CEN/TS 15290:2006Solid Biofuels - Determination of major elements
Potassium (K) mg/kg (dry) 481.0 ECN CEN/TS 15290:2006Solid Biofuels - Determination of major elements
Sodium (Na) mg/kg (dry) 23.2 ECN CEN/TS 15290:2006Solid Biofuels - Determination of major elements
Calcium (Ca) mg/kg (dry) 1 012.6 ECN CEN/TS 15290:2006Solid Biofuels - Determination of major elements
Silicon (Si) mg/kg (dry) 528.7 ECN CEN/TS 15290:2006Solid Biofuels - Determination of major elements
Magnesium (Mg) mg/kg (dry) 192.5 ECN CEN/TS 15290:2006Solid Biofuels - Determination of major elements
Iron (Fe) mg/kg (dry) 299.0 ECN CEN/TS 15290:2006Solid Biofuels - Determination of major elements
Phosphorus (P) mg/kg (dry) 48.9 ECN CEN/TS 15290:2006Solid Biofuels - Determination of major elements
Titanium (Ti) mg/kg (dry) 0.0 ECN CEN/TS 15290:2006Solid Biofuels - Determination of major elements

Minor elements

Manganese (Mn) mg/kg (dry) 97.2 ECN CEN/TS 15297:2005 Solid Biofuels - Determination of minor elements
Lead (Pb) mg/kg (dry) 1.0 ECN CEN/TS 15297:2005 Solid Biofuels - Determination of minor elements
Zinc (Zn) mg/kg (dry) 12.0 ECN CEN/TS 15297:2005 Solid Biofuels - Determination of minor elements