Sunflower husk pellets

DSTU 7124:2009 Pressed and granulated sunflower husks 

 Organoleptic characteristics of sunflower husks

Indicator name Characteristics of pressed and granulated sunflower husks
Exterior  Granules of cylindrical shape
Aggregate state Solid organic substance
Colour Black 
Smell Characteristic for sunflower husks, free of foreign odors (mustiness, mildew and burnt ones)

Physical and mechanical properties of sunflower husks

Indicator name Norm
Granular size:
- Diameter, mm
- Length, mm

4 to 15
5 to 50
Mass fraction of moisture and volatile substances, %, no more than 12,0
Ash content, %, no more than 4,0
Calorific value MJ/kg, at least 15,0
The bulk (poured) density, kg/m3, at least 500,0
Mass fraction of crude fiber, based on dry substance, % 35.0 to 60,0
Mass fraction of total sulfur, %, no more than 0,23
Amount of dust and debris (mechanical strength), %, no more than 5,0