wood pellets (#3256)

ID-number#3256
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 Bekker
CountryEstonia
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% 9.10 TUT CEN/TS 14774-1,2,3
Volatile matter wt% 76.36 84.00 84.51 TUT
Ash content at 550°C wt% 0.55 0.60 TUT CEN/TS 14775
Fixed carbon wt% 14.00 15.40 15.49 Calculated

Ultimate Analysis

Sulphur wt% (dry) <0.05 TUT CEN/TS15289
Total (with halides) wt% 9.65 0.60 0.00 Calculated

Calorific Values

Net calorific value (LHV) MJ/kg 18.28 20.36 20.48 TUT CEN/TS 14918
Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 15.55 17.11 17.21 TUT

Physical Properties

Ash melting behaviour

European standard method

SH (shrinkage temperature) °C 1 230
DEF (deformation temperature) °C 1 260
HE (hemispherical temperature) °C 1 350
FL (flow temperature) °C >1350

Particle size distribution

<0.25 mm wt% 9.70 CEN/TS 15149-1,2
0.25-0.5 mm wt% 15.40 CEN/TS 15149-1,2
0.5-1.0 mm wt% 39.00 CEN/TS 15149-1,2
1.0-1.4 mm wt% 18.20 CEN/TS 15149-1,2
1.4-2.0 mm wt% 11.50 CEN/TS 15149-1,2
2.0-2.8 mm wt% 3.60 CEN/TS 15149-1,2
2.8-3.15 mm wt% 0.10 CEN/TS 15149-1,2
3.15-8 mm wt% 2.50 CEN/TS 15149-1,2