ASTM D1762 - 84(2013)

    Standard Test Method for Chemical Analysis of Wood Charcoal

    Active Standard ASTM D1762 | Developed by Subcommittee: D07.01

    Book of Standards Volume: 04.10


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    Significance and Use

    4.1 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. Scope

    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.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    D346 Practice for Collection and Preparation of Coke Samples for Laboratory Analysis

    D410 Method of Sieve Analysis of Coal

    D3176 Practice for Ultimate Analysis of Coal and Coke

    D3180 Practice for Calculating Coal and Coke Analyses from As-Determined to Different Bases


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 75.160.10 (Solid fuels)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 15101605(Charcoal)


    DOI: 10.1520/D1762

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