Wood pellets (fuel pellets) – energy, raw materials for which are waste own sawmill production. It is a cylindrical pellets of standard size.
Types of pellets produced pellets: 6 mm pellets 8 mm pellets
The raw material enters the crusher, which are reduced to the state of flour. The resulting mass is fed into the dryer from it – in a pellet press in which a compressed wood flour pellets. Compression during pressing increases the temperature of the material, lignin, contained in wood particles soften and stick together in tight cylinder. To produce one ton of pellets takes about 2.3 -2.6 cubic meters of waste wood, plus a 0.6 cubic meters of sawdust is burned per tonne of production.
The final pellets are cooled, packed in different packaging – from small packages (2-20 kg) to big-bags (big industrial packing) weighing 1 st ton – or delivered to the consumer in bulk.