Ash Fusion Characteristics of the Blends of Reed and Wood Ashes

S. Link, Ü. Kask, T. Lausmaa, A. Paist, L. Kask & S. Arvelakis
The reed, waste wood, wood chips etc. are available for energy purposes in Estonia, while mainly utilized in fluidized bed boilers for heat production in district heating systems of smaller settlements. There is no correlation in the ash fusion characteristics of biomass blends. A task of a boiler operator is to avoid the impact of unwanted properties of the blends on ash fusion. This work characterises the ash fusion of the blends of reed and...