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  • C900 Pellet Mill Fully Loaded

    The Van Aarsen pellet mill is well known in the market but remains a machine open to interesting developments especially where energy savings, easier maintenance and higher level of automation are concerned. The Compact 900XL model on exhibition at the Victam Europe 2007 demonstrated the latest breakthroughs in pellet mill technology. Many people took a closer look at our pellet mill and in ...

  • New pellet press OGM-2

    Radviliskis machine factory is finally almost ready to present new pellet press OGM-2. This press is going to be universal - same as his predecessor OGM-1,5A. At the moment press is till in test stadium, but we hope this year we will be able to make tests in "real world" with some very first customer. At the moment this press makes up to 1,7 tons of straw pellet per hour. With this press we also ...

  • BBI International to Release U.S., Canada Pellet Map

    BBI International's Pellet Mill Magazine has completed its 2012 U.S. & Canada Pellet Mill Map, which contains data pertaining to more than 170 fuel pellet production facilities operational, idle, under construction or proposed. In the U.S., Pellet Mill Magazine editors confirmed the status of 134 pellet plants, four of which are currently idle with a combined capacity of 172,000 tons. Three ...


    By BBI International

  • Conquering the world, one small-scale pellets unit at a time

    “After the first World Bioenergy fair in 2004 I had about 20 units in operation in Sweden and there were many people who didn’t believe in my concept of small-scale pellets production,” Mikael Wallin says with a smile. “Now we have 140 units operating all over the world. The latest countries to receive a visit from Sweden Power Chippers were Canada and New ...


    By Elmia AB

  • AMETEK Land to Showcase Biomass Spontaneous Heating and Combustion Detection Technology at Pellet Fuels Institute Conference

    The conference highlights the various applications for densified biomass, as well as trends and best practices within the woody biomass industry. The conference attracts a broad range of individuals from the public and private sectors, academia, and local, state and national governments from North America and beyond.   “With their many desirable characteristics, biomass fuels, ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • CPM Roll Speed Measurement

    CPM developed and tested the pellet mill roller speed measurement successfully. In combination with our famous automatic roller adjust type Lineator, it provides additional information for pelleting management which we did not see before: Automatic “zero - positioning” rollers Improved steam addition control Substantial manipulation of pellet ...


    By CPM Europe BV

  • M.A.X. subsidiary VECOPLAN AG receives the largest order in the company’s history

    VECOPLAN environmental technology sector received an order with a budget of about 20 million euros. This represents the biggest business deal, not only in the company history of VECOPLAN, but also one of the most important individual orders for M.A.X. Automation. VECOPLAN will provide relevant equipment for a pellet plant with a planned annual capacity of around one million tons of pellets for ...


    By Vecoplan AG

  • Questions you should think about

    A feed milling process seems to be simple allthough a good process flow depends on a lot of parameters. Below you can see some detailed questions about the process which will not all be easy to answer. This, just to make sure you'll take a considerable thought about these matters and reflect them to your own situation. Do you have problems with answering these or you want to know more about these ...

  • Jeffrey Rader Corporation selected as supplier of Alternative Fuel Boiler Feed System

    Woodruff, SC - Jeffrey Rader Corporation, a leading equipment supplier of material handling equipment to the energy and forest products industries, has been awarded a significant contract to supply an alternative fuel material handling and boiler feed system in Jeonju, South Korea. The system will be part of a 100MW cogeneration plant that will supply power and process steam for the Korean ...


    By TerraSource Global

  • Resurgence in global wood production

    Global production of all major wood products is showing its largest growth since the global economic downturn of 2008-2009, according to new data published by FAO today. In 2014, growth in wood products, including industrial roundwood, sawnwood, wood-based panels and pulp and paper, ranged from 1 to 5 percent, ...

  • Morbark introduces Biomass Microchipper

    Morbark, Inc., is excited to announce its redesigned 40/36 Whole Tree MicroChipper. This is the latest in design enhancements to make the machine perfect for micro-chip producers. The 40/36 Whole Tree Drum Chipper was first introduced in 2008 as a compact, affordable and productive biomass chipper. The model was improved by the addition of the Advantage 3 high performance chipping drum in 2011, ...


  • New quick-conversion kit allows Morbark grinders to produce chips

    Morbark, Inc. announced the successful demonstration of a quick conversion kit that enables horizontal grinders to produce chips in addition to mulch. In a live demonstration today at the company’s Demo Days event, Morbark produced high quality chips with a Morbark® 4600XL Wood Hog™ Horizontal Grinder configured for chipping, and demonstrated the same machine grinding with its usual hammermill ...


  • Morbark launches quick switch conversion kit

    Morbark, Inc. announced the commercial release of the new Morbark® Quick Switch grinder-to-chipper conversion kit. The Quick Switch, available for Morbark track and rubber-tire horizontal grinder models 3800, 4600, 4600XL and 6600, makes it possible for current grinder owners to produce a marketable chip by simply modifying the hammermill of their horizontal grinder.  The design of the Morbark ...


  • Eldorado Brasil achieves further production world record and sets global environmental benchmarks

    After having achieved world record pulp production of 5,156 tons per day at the end of March 2014, the Eldorado Brasil pulp mill in Três Lagoas, Brazil, again set a new world record with ANDRITZ technologies in August 2014. On August 30, Eldorado Brasil produced 5,300 tons of pulp within a single day. This means a specific drying capacity in the range of 400 tons per day and per meter of ...

  • Oil Lubricated Rollers

    CPM-Europe has developed a revolutionary oil-based lubrication system for the rollers of the pellet mill. This newly developed system has a number of benefits that offer significantly lower operational cost compared to regular grease-lubricated rollers, as well as strongly improved process control. Technical description The oil-based lubrication system is a system using ...


    By CPM Europe BV

  • Road Repairs Utilizing 100% Recycled Material

    Phoenix Industries has recently completed a 3 week pilot project demonstrating their model MP300 mobile pot hole repair unit utilizing hot mix produced with 100% recycled asphalt product (RAP). The repairs were performed on the NovaDutra toll road that links the cities of Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo. This is one of the busiest highways in Brazil and caries approximately 60 percent of the ...


    By Phoenix Industries, LLC

  • Gamma Meccanica bullish on US recycling equipment market

    Gamma Meccanica North America plans to add a dedicated lab line to do test work for plastic recyclers in the U.S., by the end of the year, and its future plans including manufacturing pelletizers and control panels in the U.S. “We had a record year last year and we are exceeding our sales targets this year for recycling equipment," said Heath Sellers, president and general manager of both ...

  • Morbark launches sawdust quick switch conversion kit

    Morbark, Inc. now offers a second Quick Switch conversion kit, allowing grinder owners to further diversify their product offerings by simply modifying the hammermill of their Morbark horizontal grinder. The original conversion kit, introduced in 2009, gave Morbark grinder owners the ability to make high quality standard size chips. Now, the new Sawdust Quick Switch conversion kit also allows ...


  • Morbark hosts fall demo days

    Morbark, Inc., opened its seventh Demo Days event — its second of the year — with current and potential customers and members of their authorized industrial dealer network in attendance for factory tours, networking opportunities, vendor booths, an informational seminar, and the first Boxer Rodeo Team Leader Competition. Today the event concludes with demonstrations of equipment for ...


  • CPM Quick Die Change System

    CPM developed and tested the quick die change system successfully. In combination with our known pneumatically operated die hoist, it provides the means for replacing a die within 20 minutes time and little effort. The system consists out of the following elements: Pneumatically operated die hoist Electrically operated knives (optional) Automatic roller adjust type lineator ...


    By CPM Europe BV

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