Spruce Pellets (#3297)

ID-number#3297
MaterialSpruce Pellets
Alternative namePellets
DescriptionDINplus quality
Classification CEN/TS 14961 classification ▸ Solid biofuels ▸ Woody biomass ▸ Wood processing industry ▸ Chemically untreated wood residues ▸ Without bark
ECN Phyllis classification ▸ untreated wood ▸ fir/pine/spruce ▸ wood, spruce
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [100] hout ▸ [110] vers hout ▸ [130] naaldhout ▸ [131] naaldhout
Sample date2006-08-01
Sample methodDINplus
CountryAustria
Production date2006-08-01
SubmitterOFI
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date2009-11-16

Values

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

Fuel Properties

Proximate Analysis

Moisture content wt% 8.04 0.00 ofi 2008-08-01 CEN/TS 14774-1,2,3
Ash content at 815°C wt% 0.20 0.22 0.22 ofi 2008-08-01

Ultimate Analysis

Nitrogen wt% 0.05 0.05 0.05 0.00 0.01 2008-08-01 CEN/TS 15104
Sulphur wt% 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 ofi 2008-08-01 CEN/TS15289
Total (with halides) wt% 8.29 0.28 0.06 Calculated

Calorific Values

Net calorific value (LHV) MJ/kg 17.20 18.92 18.96 0.01 ofi 2008-08-01 CEN/TS 14918
Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 18.75 20.39 20.43 0.01 ofi 2008-08-01

Chemical Analyses

Halides

Chlorine (Cl) mg/kg 36.8 40.0 40.1 0.0 10.0 2008-08-01 CEN/TS 15289

Minor elements

Arsenic (As) mg/kg (dry) 0.3 0.0 2008-08-01
Cadmium (Cd) mg/kg (dry) <0,5 0.0 2008-08-01
Chromium (Cr) mg/kg (dry) 1.6 0.0 2008-08-01
Copper (Cu) mg/kg (dry) 4.0 0.0 2008-08-01
Lead (Pb) mg/kg (dry) 2.3 0.0 2008-08-01
Zinc (Zn) mg/kg (dry) 15.0 0.0 2008-08-01
Mercury (Hg) mg/kg (dry) <0,05 0.0 2008-08-01

Physical Properties

Commonly used properties

Mechanic durability wt% 98.84 CEN/TS 15210-1,2
Dimension, D mm 6 CEN/TS 14961
Dimension, L mm 17 CEN/TS 14961
Particle density kg/m³ 1 240 CEN/TS 15150
Additives, amount wt% of pressing mass 0.50