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How to Make Charcoal Briquettes from Sawdust

Charcoal is a kind of widely used fuel product both in our daily life and industrial use.
For example, it is well accepted for BBQ because it is smokeless and odor free; it is a kind of ideal fuel source for the cold winter, so it becomes more and more popular. Besides, the charcoal can also be used in steel factories or many other industries.
In a word, charcoal is in great demand recently. But the amount of natural charcoal is decreasing sharply. As a result, the machine-made charcoal becomes a good replacement.
Usually the machine-made charcoal is made from sawdust or similar biomass powder (like straw, stalk, etc). (You can also learn how to make charcoal briquettes from charcoal powder here)

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(It is mainly used to recycle the charcoal powder, fragments or unqualified charcoal briquettes that are produced in charcoal briquette making into another kind of charcoal briquettes (charcoal powder briquettes). Its main process is to crush those broken or unqualified charcoal, then stir and extrude them into briquettes.)

How to make charcoal briquettes from sawdust?

To make charcoal briquettes from sawdust, there are often the following equipments needed: crusher, dryer, biomass briquette machine, carbonization furnace.
  1. See if the size of your biomass raw material is below 1cm. if not, you need to crush it into smaller size.
  2. If the moisture content of your sawdust is above 12%, you’d better dry it to guarantee a larger productivity.
  3. Then feed the sawdust into the biomass briquette machine to make biomass briquettes under high pressure.
  4. After briquetting, put the biomass briquettes into the carbonization furnace to carbonize them into machine-made charcoal.

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Are there any requirements for making charcoal briquettes from sawdust?

To make charcoal briquettes from sawdust, there are some requirements:
  • The raw material moisture content should be kept below 12% (as mentioned above).
  • The whole charcoal briquette making line need a production site of larger than 50m2, while the height must be more than 4m.

What are the features of charcoal briquettes made from sawdust?

The charcoal briquettes made from sawdust have high density, high heat value, no smoke, no odor, pollution-free, easy to burn and do not exploit. They are recognized as a kind of green and environmental friendly product.

The quality index of machine-made charcoal briquettes is as follow:
Carbon Content >85%
Calorific Value >8kcal
Ash Content <5%
Volatile Matter Content <15%
Moisture Content <4%

Charcoal briquette making machine for sawdust is actually hot sale equipment in our factory because it can turn waste into energy source, require low investment, have quick return on investment and can make great profit. Besides, because of its reasonable price, it has been exported to many areas around the world and won good reputation.
We believe you can earn a lot by making charcoal briquettes from sawdust.
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