Technical Note SB28: International wood pellet standard
The International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) has prepared almost 60 standards for solid biofuels. In Europe these standards supersede EN-standards, in particular EN14961-2.
Under ISO 17225-series there are standards for pellets: ISO 17225-1 (general requirements for all kind of pellets), ISO 17225-2 (graded pellets for household and commercial applications and for industrial use) and ISO 17225-6 (non-woody graded pellets for household and commercial applications).
Commercial applications means facilities that utilise solid biofuel burning appliances or equipment that have the similar fuel requirements as residential appliances.
Related documents of interest
- Technical Note TNSB32 - Solid biofuel standards
- Technical Guide 1 - Solid biofuel classification guidelines (standards relevant for NZ and Australia)
- Technical Note TNSB06 - Key fuel types in NZ and Australia