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Charcoal Production

Postby 2Tall » 13 Aug 2007, 08:44

Can you tell me the ratio of wood burnt to charcoal produced, ie. x pounds of wood makes x pounds of charcoal?
2Tall
 

Postby rat-boy » 08 Oct 2007, 23:32

depends on the method of reduction and the type of wood, open burn produces a less dense coal than a closed burn method, while a mound burn produces different consistencies depending on the location in the pile if not done very carefully. in short there is no exact answer, even given a specific reduction method at a specific moisture content and of a specific variety it would still vary slightly.
rat-boy
 

briquette charcoal machines

Postby blondi » 21 Mar 2008, 14:09

do you know any producer of the machineries used for the manufacturing of sawdust briquette charcoal, I would prefer in Malaysia, indonesia, korea, or Taiwan
blondi
 

Chacoal Manufacture

Postby lou » 21 Mar 2008, 19:23

Rat, cam you tell me what resources the lareg charcoal manufactures buy, where they get it and how much the raw materials cost? I am doing a cost analysis for Charcoal Brquetts.
lou
 

manufacturers of briquettes

Postby lou » 22 Mar 2008, 10:30

Rat-boy,

are any grill briquettes made in America anymore? Loks like China & South America are making it all-guess wood & labor is cheap there.

do u have a list of manufacturers?
lou
 


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