‘Hard Coal and Coke – Determination of Volatile Matter’
This test method determines the volatile matter of hard coal and of coke. It is not applicable to brown coals and lignites. A portion of the sample is heated out of contact with air at 900 °C for 7 minutes. The percentage mass fraction of volatile matter is calculated from the loss in mass of the test portion after deducting the loss in mass due to moisture. The VMF 10/6 offers temperature and response times to meet the requirements of BS ISO 562:2010.