The quality of charcoal and briquettes that are intended for use as fuel in barbecues is mainly regulated by the UNE-EN 1860 standard. In order to serve companies in this regard, ICMC-CICYTEX performs the relevant tests with the purpose of determining the values of the various quality parameters.


Test on offer:

logoTests with charcoals, briquettes, pellets and other biomasses

 Determination of the heating time of charcoal and briquettes for barbecues.

 Determination of usable temperature and times of embers in barbecues.


 Ash content over dry matter content.

 Volatile content over dry matter content.

 Fixed carbon.

 Charcoal granulometry.

 Superior heating power: calorimeter.