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UK document explains pellet production

June 18, 2012 - After receiving countless questions regarding pellet production, the father and son owners of PelHeat in Staffordshire, England, have put out a document explaining how pellets are made.


June 18, 2012
By David Manly

June 18, 2012 – After receiving countless questions regarding pellet production, the
father and son owners of PelHeat in Staffordshire, England, have put out
a document explaining how pellets are made.

According to an article from Biomass Power & Thermal, the step-by-step guide contains information on the 10 stages of pellet production:

1.  Size Reduction: Chippers/Shredders, Hammer Mills

 2.  Material Transportation: Fans, Cyclone Separators and Screw Augers

 3.  Drying Solutions: Rotary/Drum Dryers, Pipe Dryers

 4.  Mixing Solutions: Batch Mixers

 5.  Conditioning: Water and Steam Addition, Binders

 6.  Pellet Production: Round and Flat Die Pellet Mills

 7.  Sieving: Removing Fines

 8.  Cooling: Counter Flow Coolers

 9.  Pellet Transportation: Bucket Elevators

10. Bagging and Storage: Bags, Sacks and Silos

The guide also contains additional information regarding the process, compositions and benefits.

For more information, please see the article on Biomass Power & Thermal.


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