ASTM International - ASTM D1762-84(2007)
Standard Test Method for Chemical Analysis of Wood Charcoal
|Publication Date:||1 April 2007|
|ICS Code (Solid fuels):||75.160.10|
significance And Use:
Low quality wood and wood residues are used for wood charcoal. This test method is used for evaluating the charcoal to assess the methods of production and assist in developing new methods.
1.1 This test method covers the determination of moisture, volatile matter, and ash in charcoal made from wood. The test method is applicable to lumps and briquets and is designed for the evaluation of charcoal quality. The test method employs apparatus that is found in most laboratories and is adapted to routine analyses of a large number of samples.
1.2 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.