All Blog Posts about ‘Biocoal’

Biocoal from Biomass: An Emerging Opportunity for Renewable Energy

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Biocoal from Biomass: An Emerging Opportunity in Renewable Energy

Biocoal, a product produced by thermally upgrading biomass, has been gaining traction throughout the world as countries look to more renewable energy sources in an effort to reduce dependence on coal and mitigate greenhouse gases. What is Biocoal? Biocoal, also commonly referred to as syn Continue reading →

 

The Thermal Conversion of Biomass to Activated Carbon (And Everything in Between)

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

3D Model of a FEECO Indirect Kiln for Transforming Biomass to Activated Carbon

The biomass industry has seen steady growth the past few years, as nations around the globe continue to shift focus toward more renewable energy sources. And while biomass offers direct uses in itself, it can also be converted to a number of carbon products, all Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What Does the Transformation of Biomass to Biocoal look Like?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

What Does the Transformation of Biomass to Biocoal Look Like

To process biomass into biocoal, residuals from the forest products industry are first dried in a rotary dryer to reduce the moisture content and improve combustion. Next, the dried biomass is processed in the oxygen-free environment of an indirect rotary kiln to remove volatile components. Continue reading →

 


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