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Energy Research Institute

Fuel Tests

A range of standard fuel property tests are available including:

Bomb Calorimeter


Flashpoint

Closed-cup flashpoint of liquids (Setaflash Series 3).


Proximate Analysis

Proximate analysis of biomasses, coals and other solid fuels may be performed to BS 1016 or CEN/TS standards or by thermo-gravimetric analysis.


Ultimate Analysis

Ultimate (CHNS-O) analysis of solid and liquid fuels can be determined using our Thermo Flash EA2000.

Elemental Analyser


Ash Fusion and Deformation

Ash fusion and deformation temperatures to BS ISO 540 or DD CEN/TS 15370-1 can be determined using our Carbolite CAF Digital Furnace. The furnace is fitted with an additional light source to illuminate low-temperature biomass ash transitions.

Ash Fusion Carbolite CAF Digital Furnace