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Lignocellulosic Material's Mass Flux Rate at the Moment of Ignition

Author Affiliations

  • 1 Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, Faculty of Materials Science and Technology in Trnava, Paulínska Trnava, SLOVAKIA

Res. J. Material Sci., Volume 1, Issue (2), Pages 6-9, March,16 (2013)


The contribution deals with monitoring of lignocellulosic material's mass loss rate at the moment of ignition by external ignition sources. Experiment was performed in a electrically heated hot-air furnace according to ISO 871 standard (Setchkin furnace) in conjunction with precision scales. Like an ignition source was used kanthal wire. The mass loss rate in dependance of time was monitored under isothermal conditions. For a given temperature were used speeds of air-flow in the oven 30, 20, 10, 0 mm.s-1.


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