Active Standard ASTM E870 | Developed by Subcommittee: E48.05
Book of Standards Volume: 11.06
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Significance and Use
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.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
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 Number Code 75.160.10 (Solid fuels)