Pelleting News

  • Free application know-how: acid number, hydroxyl number, and isocyanates in polymers

    Metrohm has been catering to the polymer industry with robust instrumentation and comprehensive application know-how for years. Our application support for chemical analysis in the laboratory and in the process covers the entire value chain from quality control of feedstock to reaction monitoring to quality control of finished polymer ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • Nordson Supplies Izico with Freedom Tankless Adhesive System

    The spring roll producer Izico, in Katwijk, changed over at the beginning of this year to the tankless adhesive systems from Nordson Benelux. The new Freedom hot melt system reduces their adhesive consumption by around sixty percent. Furthermore, it requires less maintenance and is ...


    By Nordson EFD

  • Spot Pricing Estimates Released as Wood Pellet Demand Increases

    Biomass consulting firm FutureMetrics LLC recently published a white paper highlighting global demand and spot price estimates for industrial wood pellets. The data allows for an optimistic scenario in which demand for co-firing or full-firing of wood pellets in large industrial pulverized coal (PC) power plants continues to strengthen in Korea, ...


    By Uzelac Industries, Inc

  • Global Biomass Market Continues to Grow Annually

    The biomass market has experienced several significant changes over the past few years, not the least of which is the notable increase in global demand due to the growing use of biomass pellets for industrial power and home heating. Annual global production of biomass wood pellets has ballooned from only 2 million metric tons in 2000 to 28 million metric tons in 2015, and according to a study ...


    By Uzelac Industries, Inc

  • Factors that Affect Biomass Pellet Quality

    Wood pellets provide a clean and efficient energy source. However, not all wood pellets are created equal. Lower-quality pellets won’t burn as cleanly or as efficiently. If you use pellets to heat a private home, a public school, or an industrial factory, you want to choose pellets that will produce the desired heat while protecting your equipment. And if you produce biomass pellets, ...


    By Uzelac Industries, Inc

  • Wood pellet market continues to rise in Japan - What does this mean for the U.S.?

    Over the past couple of decades, Japan has taken aggressive steps towards increasing their use of renewable resources in order to fuel the nation’s growing energy needs while also reducing carbon emissions. The Japanese government has introduced a ...


    By Uzelac Industries, Inc

  • 15% Specac discount @ ACS

    Meet us at ACS to try out our products & discuss: 15% discount on every pellet press, to any customer 15% discount on FTIR accessories, for education institutions Find us at BOOTH 1336, ACS Philadelphia on  ...


    By Specac Limited

  • Rotork Midland assists Drax with Europe’s largest decarbonisation project

    Drax Group, the largest conventional power station in the UK, is converting to burning sustainable biomass in place of coal – a process which has seen the station transform from the UK’s largest emitter of CO2 to Europe’s largest decarbonisation project. A major part of this project is the introduction of new rail freight wagons, designed by Lloyd’s Register Rail and ...


    By Rotork

  • Prevent botulism with the Pearl or Quest

    Clostridium botulinum is the germ that produces the toxin Botulism, which often occurs in canned, preserved or femernted foods, due to the lack of oxygen. Symptoms include: difficulty swallowing  dry mouth slurred speech weak ...


    By Specac Limited

  • Test leather without pellets using the Quest ATR

    The Specac Quest ATR can provide easy testing for harmful chromate in leather. Through extensive contact with the skin, chromium can be toxic and cause contact allergic dermatitis, as well as triggering other diseases. This effect is most common when chromium is found in the salt form. Yet this substance is still used in parts of the ...


    By Specac Limited

  • Test food with the Quest ATR

    The Quest ATR can test for various food types without affecting the sample. Water, fat, proteins and carbohydrates are just some of the components of food that can affect taste, consistency and healthiness. Particularly when preparing food in bulk or using ingredients procured from an unknown source, quality checking is an important step for safety in food consumption. ...


    By Specac Limited

  • The ‘Biomass in your Home’ roadshow 2015 takes a break until next year after a successful tour of ten Spanish cities

    Valladolid, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Logroño, Guadalajara, Burgos, Mérida, León, Ourense, Oviedo and Santander were the stops on the 2015 ‘Biomass in your Home’ tour. Now the biomass ‘caravan’ is being stored away, but only for a while: it will hit the road again in 2016 to complete a new route covering ten or twelve ...

  • Biomass exhibition

    Nextgen is the marketplace for sharing information, identifying solutions and generating business opportunities around cleaner, reliable and cost-effective local energy. Ulma is a Swedish manufacturer of residential and light commercial pellet boilers and we shall participate on this exhibition with our          ...


    By Ulma AB

  • Spain registers 30 producers and 15 traders for ENplus® pellet certificates

    The ENplus quality system is based on the international ISO 17225-2 standard referring to wood pellets By the end of July 2015 the year had seen nine more new manufacturers certified with the ENplus seal. These new holders bring the total number of certificates issued for factories to 30 and for traders to 15, which meets the ...


    By SMA Solar Technology AG

  • The sector is gearing up for new European regulations on Ecolabelling and Ecodesign for biomass equipment

    The International Bioenergy Congress, organised by AVEBIOM, will deal with the legislative changes that will affect the sector over the coming years The regulations regardingenergy labelling for solid ...

  • Kenics Heat Exchangers Provide Effective Performance and Longevity in Gala Industries’ Application of Underwater Pelletizing Processes

    Smooth running production processes help manufacturers reach targeted goals. To achieve this, all equipment and systems must work in perfect unison and perform to optimal efficiency. Gala Industries manufactures underwater pelletizing systems for the plastics, hot melt adhesive and expandable resins industries. The manufacturer has used Kenics heat exchangers in their process for many years with ...


    By Moyno, Inc.

  • Reduce Manufacturing Costs with Direct Liquid CO₂ to Dry Ice Slab Production

    Gaining an edge in dry ice production has become paramount in the industry. Dry ice producers around the globe are discovering the advantages of the World’s first high volume liquid CO₂ to dry ice slab machine. As the World’s first and only high volume liquid Carbon Dioxide ...


    By IceTech A/S

  • Biofuel – Boilers - Ligna 2015

    One of the most important exhibitions for woodworking industry LIGNA 2015, which attracts the representatives of this industry all over the world, was held in Hannover from 11 till 15 May 2015.   ...


    By ICK GROUP

  • Technical visit to Detik Aturan biomass pellets processing facility

    The Malaysia branch of the Energy Institute (EI) organised a technical site visit to a biomass pellet processing facility operated by Detik Aturan Sdn Bhd. This is a pioneering commercial scale plant producing biofuel pellets from the waste produced from palm oil, namely empty fruit bunches (EFB), with a capacity of 3000 tonnes per month. The plant is located at Kg Sungai Gulang-Gulang, Tanjung ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Advanced Cyclone Systems - 1st Quarter Newsletter, 2015

    2015 has seen ACS meet all of its growth targets so far. In the first quarter, orders rose by 65% compared to the same period last year, thanks to the contribution of medium to large size projects. Notably ACS started working with companies such as Sab Miller in Honduras for emission control in a large 120t/h bagasse ...

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