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Product testing

CBEC provides the only service in Atlantic Canada on certified testing of solid bio-fuels such as pellets and combustion appliances according to national and international standards.

The common product testing includes:

  • Ash content
  • BTU heating value
  • Bulk density
  • Elemental analysis
  • Fines and dimensions
  • Moisture content
  • Pellet durability index
  • Performance of solid fuel burning heating appliance
  • Total nitrogen
  • Water soluble sodium