After processing, bagasse has a relatively high moisture content; 45-50%. This means that the raw material must be handled and dried professionally before it can be briquetted. The drying process is necessary to secure a moisture level below 15%, but drying in the sun will not secure the homogeneous fuel necessary for the bagasse to function as a source of energy. The briquetting presses from C.F. Nielsen are excellent for producing briquettes from bagasse, and we offer a complete line concept with down-sizing, drying and briquetting elements. This provides the optimal processing of bagasse as a raw material. Our briquetting presses have the highest capacities in the world, with the largest press converting up to 3 tons of bagasse to briquettes an hour. We deliver a high level of automation, which makes it possible to operate 24/7, 365 days per year.
As bagasse has a higher content of ash and silica, it creates more wear on the equipment than wood. However, at C.F. Nielsen, we have developed special accessories and wear parts, which equips the briquetting press for more wear.
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Most animal bedding is made either from wood shavings or shredded straw. However, there is an attractive alternative – to use shredded briquettes from straw for bedding – which absorbs more than 4 times more water than normal straw.
In Asia one of the largest crops is the production of rice. The rice is harvested and brought to a mill where it is prepared and packaged for consumers. During the process the husks are separated. Some of the husks are sold locally for different appl
One of our customers in Kenya, Global Supply Solutions has obtained the right to utilize Del Monte’s residues to produce briquettes.
Most consumer logs are made from wood-based raw materials; however, there are few exceptions – Miscanthus and wheat straw are some of them. Miscanthus is more similar to wood in structure than wheat straw and makes a good briquette.
A mobile briquette press makes sense, if the raw material is to be found in numerous sites. Our Ethiopian customer Metals and Engineering Corporation (Metec) has had 3 different versions of our mobile briquette solution delivered. A BP3200, a BP 5000
One of our customers in Gambia, Africa – Greentech Environmental Solutions – has a general interest in environmental solutions, and has taken many initiatives in this respect.
The main source of Energy in many African countries is wood and a large part of this is wood is used for cooking either as wood logs or charcoal for cooking. Due to the large amount of wood the forests will be depleted in many countries if the consum
Danish coffee supplier, BKI foods a/s bought the BP2010-2510 in order to turn their waste product into value. During the roasting process, the silver skin and chaf are being separated from the coffee beans, from which they now produce briquettes.
Esben M. Vestergaard
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