Canadian Biomass Magazine

Quality Control
Control moisture content in biomass with MoistTech


March 15, 2017
By MoistTech

March 15, 2017 - Moisture content is a critical parameter for wood fuel biomass. It is vital to the correct operation of biomass boilers and for the assessment of a load of fuel.

Most wood fuel boilers are designed to operate with fuel of moisture content of a limited range. Feeding fuel that is outside this tolerated range the boiler will either result in inefficiency, leading to increased emissions, or error the control system and fail to function at all. It is very important knowing what the correct moisture content range you should be obtaining.

Some of the unique features of the IR3000 is that it can monitor the product even with small gaps in product flow and is unaffected by ambient light without impacting the accuracy. The IR3000 is also ideal for installations on chain conveyors and screw conveyors.

The sensor(s) can be located throughout the pellet process and can be directly connected to the users PLC or any laptop. Ethernet 4-20 ma are included as well as our high-tech Windows operating software.

For more information go to www.MoistTech.com


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