wood pellets (#3250)

ID-number#3250
Materialwood pellets
Alternative nameWooden pellets
Classification CEN/TS 14961 classification ▸ Solid biofuels ▸ Woody biomass ▸ Forest and plantation wood ▸ Whole trees without roots ▸ Deciduous
ECN Phyllis classification ▸ untreated wood ▸ other hard wood ▸ hard wood
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [100] hout ▸ [110] vers hout ▸ [120] loofhout ▸ [125] hard loofhout
Sample locationPort of Riga
CountryLatvia
Production date2009-09-01
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% 6.80 TUT CEN/TS 14774-1,2,3
Volatile matter wt% 78.85 84.60 85.03 TUT
Ash content at 550°C wt% 0.47 0.50 TUT CEN/TS 14775
Fixed carbon wt% 13.89 14.90 14.97 Calculated

Ultimate Analysis

Sulphur wt% (dry) <0.05 TUT CEN/TS15289
Total (with halides) wt% 7.27 0.50 0.00 Calculated

Calorific Values

Net calorific value (LHV) MJ/kg 18.67 20.21 20.31 TUT CEN/TS 14918
Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 16.44 17.64 17.73 TUT

Physical Properties

Ash melting behaviour

European standard method

SH (shrinkage temperature) °C 1 140
DEF (deformation temperature) °C 1 150
HE (hemispherical temperature) °C 1 180
FL (flow temperature) °C 1 200

Particle size distribution

<0.25 mm wt% 12.00 CEN/TS 15149-1,2
0.25-0.5 mm wt% 20.50 CEN/TS 15149-1,2
0.5-1.0 mm wt% 41.70 CEN/TS 15149-1,2
1.0-1.4 mm wt% 17.60 CEN/TS 15149-1,2
1.4-2.0 mm wt% 7.00 CEN/TS 15149-1,2
2.0-2.8 mm wt% 0.90 CEN/TS 15149-1,2
2.8-3.15 mm wt% 0.00 CEN/TS 15149-1,2
3.15-8 mm wt% 0.30 CEN/TS 15149-1,2