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Solid Fuels and Biofuels

Intertek assists producers and distributors of solid fuels and biofuels with the testing of chemical composition, trade quality and legal regulations conformity. Our expertise can secure your company a market advantage - from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources

Among others, we offer quality assurance for the following solid fuels: wood fuels (pellets, chips, briquettes), various biomass, coal (e.g., charcoal), petroleum coke, etc.
A selection of the tested properties:

  • Moisture and ash content
  • High and low heating values (calorific value)
  • Elemental analysis CHNSO (carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, sulphur and oxygen content)
  • Ash melting behaviour
  • EOX content (extractable organic halogen)
  • Trace elements (toxic metals such as arsenic, cadmium, mercury, lead, chromium, copper, zinc; other elements like chlorine, sodium, potassium, etc.)
  • Bulk density
  • Sieve analysis; fines
  • Diameter, length
  • Mechanical durability
  • Hardgrove-Index

to see how Intertek can help your organization with Solid Fuels and Biofuels.