ASTM E870 - 82(2013)

    Standard Test Methods for Analysis of Wood Fuels

    Active Standard ASTM E870 | Developed by Subcommittee: E48.05

    Book of Standards Volume: 05.06


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    Significance and Use

    4.1 These test methods of analysis described herein can be used for the proximate analysis, ultimate analysis, and the determination of the gross caloric value of wood fuels.

    1. Scope

    1.1 These test methods cover the proximate and ultimate analysis of wood fuels and the determination of the gross caloric value of wood fuels sampled and prepared by prescribed test methods and analyzed according to ASTM established procedures. Test methods as herein described may be used to establish the rank of fuels, to show the ratio of combustible to incombustible constituents, to provide the basis for buying and selling, and to evaluate for beneficiation or for other purposes.

    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

    D1102 Test Method for Ash in Wood

    E711 Test Method for Gross Calorific Value of Refuse-Derived Fuel by the Bomb Calorimeter

    E775 Test Methods for Total Sulfur in the Analysis Sample of Refuse-Derived Fuel

    E777 Test Method for Carbon and Hydrogen in the Analysis Sample of Refuse-Derived Fuel

    E778 Test Methods for Nitrogen in the Analysis Sample of Refuse-Derived Fuel

    E871 Test Method for Moisture Analysis of Particulate Wood Fuels

    E872 Test Method for Volatile Matter in the Analysis of Particulate Wood Fuels


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 75.160.10 (Solid fuels)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 15100000(Fuels)


    DOI: 10.1520/E0870

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