wood pellets (#3251)

ID-number#3251
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 date2009-10-01
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% 7.30 TUT CEN/TS 14774-1,2,3
Volatile matter wt% 78.33 84.50 84.92 TUT
Ash content at 550°C wt% 0.46 0.50 TUT CEN/TS 14775
Fixed carbon wt% 13.91 15.00 15.08 Calculated

Ultimate Analysis

Sulphur wt% (dry) <0.09 TUT CEN/TS15289
Total (with halides) wt% 7.76 0.50 0.00 Calculated

Calorific Values

Net calorific value (LHV) MJ/kg 18.72 20.39 20.49 TUT CEN/TS 14918
Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 16.26 17.54 17.63 TUT

Physical Properties

Ash melting behaviour

European standard method

SH (shrinkage temperature) °C 1 210
DEF (deformation temperature) °C 1 280
FL (flow temperature) °C >1350

Particle size distribution

<0.25 mm wt% 12.40 CEN/TS 15149-1,2
0.25-0.5 mm wt% 18.60 CEN/TS 15149-1,2
0.5-1.0 mm wt% 46.60 CEN/TS 15149-1,2
1.0-1.4 mm wt% 15.00 CEN/TS 15149-1,2
1.4-2.0 mm wt% 5.80 CEN/TS 15149-1,2
2.0-2.8 mm wt% 1.00 CEN/TS 15149-1,2
2.8-3.15 mm wt% 0.00 CEN/TS 15149-1,2
3.15-8 mm wt% 0.60 CEN/TS 15149-1,2