biomass moisture Articles

  • Flexibility with biomass size reduction

    With increased global demand for biomass as a renewable energy source, engaging in profi table and effi cient biomass handling has become priority No. 1 for processing plants worldwide. The equipment used to carry out the strict production requirements of chipping, grinding, shredding and conveying the wood chips is vital to the design and tonnage estimations of engineers. Choosing the right ...


    By TerraSource Global

  • Applying ERP to the biomass supply chain

    Green alternatives to hydrocarbon-based fuels are increasingly derived from recycled waste materials, including paper and packaging materials; residues from other industrial processes, and perhaps most importantly, biomass. Biomass comprises plant waste and plant by-products, and currently represents one of the most exciting avenues of research in the development of alternatives to fossil fuels. ...


    By MHG Systems Ltd

  • Moisture measurement with M-Sens 2 - Case Study

    Application An energy provider burns biomass (waste wood), to produce electricity and heat. The biomass is delivered and stored in a self contained storage area. Following the separation process of removing (ferrous, non ferrous-metals), the remaining wood is conveyed to a fluidized-bed system, where it is burnt. The steam generated produces electricity via a turbine. During ...


    By ENVEA

  • Biological Dryers Improve Performance/Economics of Biomass Projects

    Greater use of biomass for power generation is often constrained by the high moisture content of these fuels. As water contert increases, heating value drops, hampering the economics of the biomass utilization. Dryers can be used, but most traditional dryer desigrs reqjlrea large amount of energy to dry the biomass and are expensive to maintain and operate. As a result, much of the organic waste ...


    By Wright Tech Systems Inc.

  • Soil Moisture Applications and Practices Using the HydraProbe Soil Moisture Sensor

    Over the past ten years, environmental monitoring has become increasingly important. Environmental factors such as climate change, dwindling water resources, and threatened habitats are driving the need to monitor the environment and implement better policies to protect it. Many natural processes in the environment are driven by or in some ways related soil hydrological processes. Monitoring soil ...

  • Asymmetric responses of paspalum species to a soil moisture gradient

    Anecdotal evidence suggests that dallisgrass (Paspalum dilatatum Poir.) and bahiagrass (Paspalum notatum Flueggé), two of the most troublesome weed species in managed turfgrass, are both drought and flood tolerant. Water table depth gradient tanks were employed to identify habitat specialization and competitive differences between dallisgrass and bahiagrass. Shoot and rhizome final biomass and ...

  • Modeling the effect of extrusion parameters on density of biomass pellet using artificial neural network

    Abstract Background The relationships between the density of the biomass pellet and the related variables are very complicated and highly nonlinear, which make developing a single, general, and accurate mathematical model almost impossible. One of the most appropriate methods to solve these problems is the intelligent method. Shankar and Bandyopadhyay and Shankar et al. successfully used genetic ...

  • Effect of various leachate recirculation strategies on batch anaerobic digestion of solid substrates

    Various leachate recirculation strategies were applied to a batch-wise operated solid-phase digestion system in laboratory-scale tests. Comparative experiments with both continuous and intermittent leachate recirculation revealed no advantages of a continuous flow. Results suggest that leachate recirculation should not be carried out continuously during process initialisation when methanogenesis ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Tanzanian grass (hay) report on shredding and briquetting tests case study

    Date: 02.04.2011 Place: ASKET, Biomass Division in Gniewkowie Tested material: grass from Tanzania, rice husks, grass moisture content 12% 14% Technology: briquetting set BIOMASSER® SOLO-SET: shredder RK 7,5 kW, screen 15 mm, standard blades briquetting press BIOMASSER® SOLO type BS06 ...


    By ASKET

  • Uniforet Mill, Quebec, Canada

    Biomass Drying For Bioenergy A DRY-REX low temperature biomass drying system was installed at a Uniforet pulp and paper mill in Quebec to dry sludge produced during the paper making process into a high efficiency biofuel. Prior to the DRY-REX project, the mill was spending millions of dollars to treat and landfill the sludge as waste. The DRY-REX system processed 200 wet tons of sludge a day ...

  • Maize (corn) straw report on shredding and briquetting tests case study

    Date: 28.04.2012 Place: ASKET, Biomass Division in Gniewkowo Tested material: maize straw, loose, moisture content 13% Technology: briquetting set BIOMASSER® DUO-SET: shredder TOMASSER® RK 7,5 kW, screen 15 mm, blades RB briquetting press BIOMASSER® DUO type BS210. ...


    By ASKET

  • Bacteria survival experiment for assessment of wastewater reuse in agriculture

    Growth and survival of a strain of E. coli were investigated in laboratory-scale soil columns under essentially static conditions in three Egyptian agricultural soils. One pore volume of a buffer solution of known cell concentration was applied to a set of identical columns at time zero, and individual columns were analyzed for viable E. coli colony forming units at times ranging ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Briquetting Plant for Pollution Free Environment

    Biomass Briquettes Machine converts agriculture and forestry waste into useful solid fuel briquettes. Briquettes are renewable energy fuel that can be used 100%. Briquettes Machine is the best project for the preventation of pollution. As the byproduct Brquettes are eco friendly and does not releases the polluting substances to the environment. Briquettes or white coal have ...


    By JK BioEnergy

  • Reed report on shredding and briquetting tests case study

    Date: 05.05.2012 Place: ASKET, Biomass Division in Gniewkowie Tested material: reed collected in Winter from the swamp terrains in Gniewkowo Technology: briquetting set BIOMASSER® DUO-SET: shredder TOMASSER® type RK 7,5 kW, screen 18 mm, blades RB briquetting press BIOMASSER® DUO type BS210 ...


    By ASKET

  • Reed canary grass report on shredding and briquetting tests case study

    Date: 13.10.2009 Place: ASKET, Biomass Division in Gniewkowo Tested material: reed canary grass from Sweden rectangular bales 250kg, moisture content 13% Technology: briquetting line BIOMASSER® MAXI-MULTI: shredder TOMASSER® type RB505E18, screen 18 mm two briquetting presses BIOMASSER® DUO type ...


    By ASKET

  • Do You Know How to Use the Sawdust Dryer Correctly

    The wood chips dryers are always used to dry the biomass materials to the suitable moisture of about 15% to make wood pellets. The workers must know the operation regulations of the dryers otherwise you may not achieve the desired outcome because of some minor details. 1, After the ...

  • Persistence and impact on microorganisms of Bacillus thuringiensis proteins in some Zimbabwean soils

    The persistence of the Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. kurstaki (Btk) toxin (Cry1Ab protein) from Bt maize (MON810, Yieldgard®) residues incorporated in a vertisol (739 g clay kg–1) was investigated. The maize residues were incubated in the soil for 4 weeks, and activity of the toxin in the residues was bioassayed using larvae of the diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella (Lepidoptera: ...


    By Springer

  • Rice straw report on shredding and briquetting tests case study

    Date: 29.06.2011 Place: ASKET, Poznañ Tested material: rice straw from Egypt Technology: briquetting set BIOMASSER® SOLO-SET: shredder RK 7,5kW, screen 15 mm, standard blades briquetting press BIOMASSER® SOLO type BS06. Shredding Rice straw ...


    By ASKET

  • Thermal recycling of spent grains – residue becomes resources

    Introduction – the History of Beer The origin of beer was a happy coincidence: In the fourth millennium BC, the Sumarians discovered the fermentation process. The country of the Sumarians, called Mesopotamia, was located between the Euphrates and the Tigris. The Sumarians wanted to help an ill person swallow some bread, so and they soaked a piece in water. They simply forgot the bread in ...


    By Flottweg SE

  • Messing with the monsoon: Study: Manmade aerosols can alter rainfall in the world’s most populous region

    Original story at MIT  On the Indian subcontinent, the widespread burning of firewood, coal, agricultural waste, and biomass for energy disperses black carbon particulates into the atmosphere. These manmade aerosols not only pollute the air, but also form an “atmospheric brown cloud” that’s disrupting the local ...

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