Coal Quality

Coal Quality

Coal Characteristics: Coal of Barapukuria is mainly of homogeneous type having dirt band and vitreous to sub-vitreous luster weakly coking coal.

Rank of Barapukuria Coal: In accordance with USA Ranking System (ASTM Method) Barapukuria Coal is High Volatile Bituminous Coal. So, this is an Industrial Standard Coal.
Gross Calorific Value: 25.68MJ/Kg or 11,040 Btu/lb or 6,072 kcal/kg.
Coal composition is given below:

Composition of Barapukuria’s Coal

S.N.ItemPercentage
1Ash12.40%
2Moisture10.00%
3Fixed Carbon48.40%
4Volatile Matter29.20%
5Sulpher0.53%