The PFI (Pellets Fuels Institute) sets national standards for wood pellets. As you can see below, we exceed these standards to make hotter, drier and lower ash pellets that produce more heat with less clean-up.
How do OLYMPUS, CASCADE and SIERRA SUPREME Pellets
Compare to National PFI Standards?
|Residential Densified Fuel Grade Standards|
|Fuel Property||Olympus/Cascade/Sierra Supreme||PFI Premium||PFI Standard|
|Bulk Density, lb./cubic foot||43.0-45.0||40.0-46.0||38.0-46.0|
|Pellet Durability Index||>=96.5||>=96.5||>=95.0|
|Fines, % at mill gate||<=0.50||<=0.50||<=0.50|
|Inorganic Ash, %||<=0.25||<=1.00||<=2.00|
|Length, % greater than 1.5″||<=1.00||<=1.00||<=2.00|
|Heating Value, BTUs||>=8200||N/A||N/A|
- Pacific Coast Pellets will be more consistently dense
- Pacific Coast Pellets will produce 75% less ash than “premium” standards allow.
- Pacific Coast Pellets will have nearly 40% lower moisture content than “premium” standards allow.
- Pacific Coast Pellets will contain significantly less chlorides than “premium” standards allow.