Information about the wood

At the bottom of this page you will find a table with the values ??of the different types of wood burning. Here you can compare what the best burning wood value per m3.

Note:

The moisture content of wood has a major influence on the brand value. Due to various circumstances, a difference of about 15% can be in it. Data refer to a residual moisture content of approximately 20%.

Type kWH/CM  kWH/Kg 
Maple 1900  4.1 
Birch 1900  4.3
Oak 2100  4.2 
Alder 1500  4.1
Spruce 1600  4.4
Pine 1700  4.4
Larch 1700  4.4
Poplar 1400  4.2
Beech 2100  4.2
Hornbeam 2200  4.4
Elm 1900  4.1
Meadow 1400  4.1

 

CM = Cubic meter. A cube-sized of 1m x 1m x 1m, completely filled with chopped wood.


 

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             Beech

      Light flammable,
      very hard,
      high brand value,
      good combustion     
      properties.

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              Oak

      low flammability,
      very firm, heavy and
      elastic,
      very high brand value,
      good combustion
      properties.

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              Birch

      Light flammable, 
      rapid combustion,
      high brand value,
      very nice flame,
      low combustion-
      properties.
   
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