As wood is heated it first gives up its moisture. After the water boils off and its temperature is increased to 450°F. the wood particles begin evolving volatiles. Thereafter the volatiles and fixed carbon mix with oxygen and burn separately. All of the visible flames in wood fire are from combustion of the volatiles.
It depends on the type of wood.
There is a South American hardwood (Brazilian Walnut) which is so dense, it has the same fire rating as concrete!
Parts of the beachfront boardwalk in Atlantic City has been renovated using this wood.
In 2007, a fire started under the boardwalk and tore through nearby buildings. The sections of the boardwalk with Brazilian Walnut, were left unscathed.
Dry wood will ignite in the presence of a flame at temperatures above Wood will spontaneously ignite (no flame present) above ( 350oC ( 660oF). 600oC 1110oF).
The temperature for wood to burn is 450 degrees Fahrenheit. Moisture content can influence this, as well as the type of wood that is being burned.
Dry seasoned wood is the absolute best wood to burn. It is dry, therefore, it has the ability to burn for a longer amount of time. It is a good wood to burn for bon-fires!
Only corrosive chemicals can burn through steel and wood.
The answer will depend on the material that is burning.
A combination of fuel, oxygen, and a heat source. Everything has an ignition point, that is a temperature at which it will burn if there is oxygen to support the combustion.
270 degree Celsius
Wood burns indirectly, by adding temperature first the wood will release gasses, which will burn in presence of oxygen. Once it catches fire, the temperature will get high enough to pyrolyse cellulose (main component of wood) and the decomposition gasses burn pretty well !
Oak wood burns at a temperature of 1300 to 1600 degrees C. When burning wood, it is important to use proper safety precautions.
Wood such as paper will burn at 451 degrees Fahrenheit. How it necessarily burns is subject to how much moisture is actually in the wood.
One way for a fire to burn at a different temperature is it's wood soft wood such as pine burn fast and hot but hard wood such as muscle wood burns slower and cooler but still hot enough to burn you so don't touch it
draft setting, low, clean out ashes, damper set on med, burn hard wood,
For New Zealand, it is the native Tree "Miro", followed closely by "Rata".
The Heat cause wood to burn
In order to burn, fire must have: fuel - gasoline or oxygen is good things to burn - wood or paper and other stuff kindling point - the temperature at which the object will burn
Ash is excellent source of firewood. The best thing about it is you dont have to season it. Just split and burn. Always season your wood before burning, even Ash. Wet wood reduces the temperature of the primary burn (and hence the heat produced) and the rising steam can extinguish the secondary burn above it.