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. Read more

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