The Practice of Pellet Making
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This chapter discusses the important issues and problems of pellet making in practice. The individual working steps of pellet production such as material handling, chipping, drying, conditioning, pressing technologies, post-treatment and packing are introduced. The general layout of pellet making technologies is also treated. The energetic utilization of pellets is discussed in detail including the combustion process in furnaces, and a calculation method for design and process evaluation purposes. Pollutant emission problems are also discussed.