Pelleting News

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Visit to European Pellets Conference 2015

    Chairman of board of directors of ICK Group Mr. Zayets Y.A. took part in the largest annual European Pellets Conference which took place on February 25-26 in Wels (Austria). This conference totaled more than 750 participants from 59 countries of the world. Conference in Wels is considered the largest one in the field of production and use of fuel pellets in the world. Among various directions, ...


    By ICK GROUP

  • WBA Press release: New pellet factsheet launched

    WBA is pleased to announce the launch of the fact sheet: Pellets – a fast growing energy carrier. The pellet factsheet is the 6th in a series of documents intended to be utilized by the media and industry as verifiable, easily referenced source of information. This factsheet provides an overview of pellets, their ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • The Future of Manufacturing Takes Shape: 3D Printed Car on Display at Manufacturing Summit

    Additive manufacturing – often referred to as 3D printing – is a revolutionary way to design and build products. Until now, 3D printing has been used to make relatively small things such as prosthetic limbs, robots, clothing, prototyping, art, and more. But one Energy Department project, managed by the Advanced ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Slide Valve Cooler Machine

    In feed pellets processing, cooling plays an indispensable role. Allance Slide valve Counterflow Cooler is widely used for the cooling of varies feed pellets. Adopt counter-flow principle, the pellets are cooler sufficiently and evenly. Eccentric drive slide valve type discharge device runs stably and discharge smoothly. Slide Valve Cooling Machine Features Adopt ...


    By Allance Pellet Machinery

  • Japan nuclear plant to begin removing fuel rods

    Workers started removing radioactive fuel rods Monday from a reactor building at the crippled Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear power plant, Tokyo Electric Power Co. said. The painstaking and risky task is a crucial first step toward a full cleanup of the earthquake and tsunami-damaged plant in northeastern Japan. The Unit 4 reactor was offline at the time of the March 2011 disaster, and its core ...


    By Associated Press

  • `Ekoterm Proekt` Ead Presents Its New Products Abroad

    For less than a month Ekoterm Proekt participated in two exhibitions in Greece, together with its Greek partners, The first introduction of the new products was at the "KAVALA EXPO" from 27.IX to 01.X. 2013. Thanks to the company "ESTIA" the citizens and guests of Kavala, had the possibility to get a closer look at the new equipment with brand GreenEcoTherm and Bisolid. The second exhibition ...


    By Ekoterm Proekt EAD

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