Characterisation of Wood Briquettes on the German Market

C. Schön, H. Hartmann, K. Reisinger & P. Turowski
Wood briquettes are increasingly used in addition or as a substitute for wood logs in wood stoves. National fuel standards in Germany and Austria have triggered this development but new market impacts are expected from the ongoing European standardisation process within CEN TC 335. As the resources used for briquetting are various a large variability of the chemical composition and physical properties is likely to happen. In order to evaluate the compliance of currently marketed...