Combustion of Wood Briquettes in Stoves

C. Schön & H. Hartmann
Increased wood fuel demand for households and new European biomass fuel standards have stimulated a growing use of wood briquettes in Europe. But concerning their pollutant emissions when applied in residential stoves there is contradictory information about possible improvements compared to regular wood logs. Influencing factors are given by the raw material used, briquette shape and fuel composition. For combustion trials several such fuels were selected: four wood briquettes of different shapes (cylindrical, cylindrical with...