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Fuel Characterisation

hrl: provides high-end consulting and technology services to clients in the coal and energy sectors with expertise that includes all aspects of fuel utilisation and processing. 

hrl: range of fuel technology services include: resource evaluation and characterisation desktop studies, computer modelling and laboratory investigations pilot-plant and full-scale trials environmental monitoring and compliance measurement and optimisation of process plant greenhouse consulting materials engineering and plant integrity services project management and implementation.

Summary of Bio Fuel Tests

  • Specification and classes
  • Sampling
  • Sample preparation
  • Biomass content
  • Aluminium Metallic
  • Particle Size Distribution
  • Moisture
  • Ash Content
  • Volatile Matter
  • Calorific Value
  • CHN
  • Chlorine & Sulphur, Fluorine, Bromine and Iodine
  • Ash Fusion Temperature (AFT)
  • Minor Elements - ICP
  • Major Elements - ICP

Meet The Expert

Nick Miller

Nick has over 20 years of experience working as a chemist in the power generation and mineral processing industries. Inorganic and elemental analysis of various sample types, particularly fuels such as coal, oil and biosolids as well as pharmaceuticals, soils and waters. Material characterisation particularly for energy industries.

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What Our Clients Say

"Going through the process of the energy audit was great for two main reasons. Firstly, it identified where we have information gaps and what we can start measuring to better understand our energy usage. Secondly, it independently identified and qu...

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Our Certifications


NATA accredited AtS/NZS ISO 17025, AS/NZS ISO 17020NATA Accredited Laboratories number 561

ISO 9001 Quality Management

ISO 9001 Quality Management certified by BSI under certificate number FS605116.