What is the Standard
of Coconut Shell Charcoal Briquettes in Indonesia?
by SKN Editor
If we want to know how the standard or quality of a coconut shell charcoal briquette is, then we can have to know which laboratory tests show the quality of coconut shell charcoal briquettes.
The following Standard Quality Requirements for Coconut Shell Charcoal Briquettes According to the Indonesian National Standard (SNI) include:
1. Water Moisture
Based on the SNI value for water content that meets Indonesian standards is ≤ 8%.
2. Calorific Value
Based on the SNI Value for Calorific Value that meets Indonesian standards is ≥5.000 Joules.
3. Ash Content
Based on SNI Value for Ash Content that meets Indonesian standards is ≤ 8%.
4. Volatile substances
Based on the SNI value for volatile substances which meet Indonesian standards is ≤ 15%.
5. Fixed Carbon Content
Fixed carbon content = (100 – ash content volatile substances)%.
Based on the SNI Value for Bonded Carbon Content that meets Indonesian standards is ≥ 15%.
SNI 06-6235. 2000. Briket Arang Kayu. Badan Standardisasi Nasional. Senayan Jakarta : 1-4