1. What are briquettes?

A briquette is the compressed block made from agricultural and other types of waste kindling to start a fire.

2. What is briquetting plant?

The machine that converts waste to cash that is it converts the waste in to small blocks known as briquettes.

3. What are advantages of briquetting plant?

  • Briquettes are cheaper than coal and other fossil fuels.
  • Oil, coal, lignite, once used cannot be replaced but briquettes are renewable.
  • There is no sulfur in Briquettes and no carbon is released.
  • There is no fly ash while burning briquettes.
  • Briquettes when subjected to heat don’t produce any spark whereas solid raw material produces spark and also releases smoke.
  • It burn 3 times more comparing to charcoal.
  • It is cheap and easy to make and provides an opportunity to villagers to earn money from residual farm items.
  • The major advantage of using briquettes is its quality of sustaining a good and friendly environment.

4. What type of raw material can be used briquetting plant?

The main raw material used for making briquettes are rice husk, cotton stalk, coffee husk, sugarcane bagasse, wood charcoal, forestry leaves, wax, almond shells, lignite oil, paddy stalks, tea waste, Groundnut shells, wheat waste etc.

5. What types of briquettes are there?

  • Biomass Briquettes
  • Sawdust Briquettes
  • Agro waste Briquettes
  • Wood Briquettes

6. Does briquetting plant create pollution?

Briquettes are 100% ecofriendly and do not create pollution.

7. What is the calorific value of briquettes?

Calorific values of briquettes range between 3200 to 4000 k but it depends on quality of raw material.

8. In which type of industry briquettes are used?

  • Ceramic industries
  • Milk plant industries
  • Food processing industries
  • Textile industries
  • Rubber industries
  • Industries using thermal application

9. How many types of briquetting plant model available in market?

  • Super-60 model
  • Supreme-70 model
  • Power making unit
  • Jumbo briquetting 9050
  • Crusher cum shredder

10. What are the benefits of briquetting project?

  • It is a renewable energy
  • Effective use of waste by recycling the waste.
  • It is ecofriendly, saves environment, save forests.
  • Reduction in emission of carbon.
  • It gives employment to rural people.
  • Can be established anywhere.
  • Demanded highly and ready markets.
  • Highly profitable.
  • Reduction in bills of petroleum products saving FOREX.
  • Increasing the income of farmers from the sale of argo waste.
  • Also stops the migration of rural people to rural area.

11. For how much time briquetting machine can work continuously?

The briquetting machine can work non-stop for 10 hours.

12. What is the shape of finished briquettes?

The shape of finished briquettes is with 90 mm diameter and length is approximately 1 ft and it can be customized as per requirement of client.

13. What is the suitable moisture for briquetting press?

The suitable moisture range is of 8-13% for briquetting press.

14. What can be the size of the raw material used?

The raw material should be should be smaller than 3mm.

15. What is the calorific value of different briquettes?

The calorific value of the different type of briquettes solely depends on type of raw material used for making it. But, the variation of the calorific value varies somewhat around 4000 Kcal/Kg, which is an excellent alternative to the limited resources like fire, wood, steam coal and lignite. Here is the list of calorific value of different kind of briquettes made from varied raw material.

Agro waste Cal/kg
Mustard shell briquettes 4300 k.
Coir pitch briquettes 4160 k.
Jute waste briquettes 4430 k.
Sunflower stalk briquettes 4320 k.
Sugarcane briquettes 4000 k.
Bamboo dust briquettes 4160 k.
Groundnut shell briquettes 4525 k.
Bagasse briquettes 4380 K.
Paper briquettes 4843 k.
Rape seed waste briquettes 4400 k.
Wood chips briquettes 4780 k.
Soya bean husk briquette 4160 k.
Mustard stalk briquettes 4330 k.
Tea waste briquettes 4237 k.

16. How can I know whether a material is briquettable or not?

You can use the available testing equipment with compressing pressure up to 70000-720000 psi for testing the sustainability for briquetting. The equipment also allows us to design a custom processing system for any operation.

17. What is an average power consumption in Briquetting Plant – Jumbo 90?

Average power consumption of briquetting plant- jumbo 90 is around 40 to 45 units/MT at continuous running.

18. How much consumption of electric power does Briquetting plant requires?

Briquetting Plant requires connected load of 90HP but consumption load is of 75HP.

19. What is the price of briquetting plant?

Our briquetting plant and briquetting products are very efficient and based on the most contemporary technology and it is very lucrative, they are available at very affordable rates.

20. How can we use briquettes?

  1. As a substitute fuel to coal and petroleum.
  2. Substitute to boiler fuel

21. Are briquettes customizable?

Yes, briquettes size and shape is customisable according to your specific needs.

22. What is the main purpose of using briquettes?

The main purpose of briquetting is to replace fossil fuel as it is a green energy. Briquettes can replace following conventional fuels that are used in mass quantities:

  • Diesel
  • Kerosene
  • Furnace Oil
  • Lignite
  • Coal
  • Firewood

23. What is the ash content remain in briquetting plant?

The ash content remained in briquetting plant is low as 2% to 5 % and very low compared to coal. Ash content in coal is 20% to 22%.

24. What is the land requirement of setting up briquetting plant?

The suitable land requirement setting up Briquetting plant requires machine room size 25 ft. * 30 Ft. with the height of 12 Ft. and for procuring raw material 1 acre land.

25. How much time is taken to change the maintenance parts?

It requires approx. 25 to 30 minutes to change the maintenance parts of the plant and your operator can easily change the maintenance parts once the person is trained.

26. What are the optimum conditions for storing briquettes?

Briquettes should be stored in a dry and a ventilated room separated from humidity influence like rain and snow.

27. In which furnaces can straw briquettes be burned?

Straw briquettes should be burnt in ceramic stoves, Culm stoves, kitchen stoves, fireplaces, biomass stoves, central heating boilers – standard ones and those equipped with automatic feeders.

28. How long does it take for briquettes to heat up?

Through the excessive pressure, the briquette is shaped. The thickness of briquettes is 0.7 ~ 1.2 g/cm3. Allow the briquettes to light and burn for at least 20-30 minutes.

29. Do any adhesives have to be added to the production process?

No. Production of briquettes using briquetting machines does not require adding any adhesives, glues. “Pure” material is briquetted – without any additives.

29. How much consumption of electric power does Briquetting plant requires?

Briquetting Plant requires connected load of 90HP but consumption load is of 75HP.

30. Is it possible to use mixture of different raw materials having applicable moisture contents?

Yes we can use mixture of different raw material with applicable moisture contents.

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