Tar Measurement Standard

Tar Measurement Standard
Harrie Knoef Gasnet January 2006

See attached:
*Rationale for setup of impinger trainas used in the Technical Specification of Sampling and Analysis of Tar and Particles in the Product Gases of Biomass Gasification:Technical background document January 2005
*Sampling and analysis of tar and particles in biomass producer gases: Technical Report July 2005

The work on a measurement method for tars and particles in biomass gasification product gas has a history dating back to a joint meeting in Brussels (1998) by members of the Gasification Task of the IEA Bioenergy Agreement, US DoE and DGXVII of the European Commission. This meeting led to the development of two draft Protocols for tar measurement, which were presented at the 10th European biomass conference in W